Objectives of National Food Security Mission

Objectives of National Food Security Mission

Posted On: 23 MAR 2021 ,Delhi

In order to enhance production and productivity of food crops, the Government is implementing a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Food Security Mission (NFSM) in the country including Gujarat. The mission aims at increasing foodgrain/food crop production through area expansion in niche regions and productivity improvement.

The details of increase of productivity of major food grains in the state of Gujarat is as under:

(Kg per hectare)

Sl. NoCrops2007-082020-21*Change(+/-)
1Rice19422454512
2Wheat30133178165
3Total Pulses8431099256
4Total Foodgrains18312094263

            *2nd Advance Estimates for 2020-21.

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha today.

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