During the last fifty years, the Agriculture Department has made tremendous progress in agriculture production . The production has increased manifold as is evidence from the information given below.
TOTAL FOODGRAINS PRODUCTION
Food grains production increased from 200 thousand tonnes in 1951-1952 to 1514.91 thousand tonnes in the Year 2011-2012.
Maize is the major crop of the state. The production of Maize, which was 67.3 thousand tones in 1951-1952 has gone up to 715.42 thousand tonnes in the year 2011-2012.
The Production of rice has gone up from 28.3 thousand tonnes in 1951-1952 to 131.63 thousand tonnes in 2011-2012.
The production of wheat has attained a level of 595.78 thousand tonnes in 2011-2012 against 61.2 thousand tonnes during 1951-1952.
Production increased from 25 thousand tonnes during 1951-1952 to 1356.60 thousand tonnes during 2011-2012.
GINGER PRODUCTION (Dry)
The production of Ginger in 1951-1952 was 1.24 thousand tonnes. The production of Ginger in 2011-2012 is 7.00 thousand tonnes.
The production of potato was 1.60 thousand tonnes in 1951-1952 and 152.98 thousand tonnes in 2011-2012.