PROFILE OF CHHATTISGARH IN AGRICULTURE
Chhattisgarh
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State Chhattishgarh
Area 1,36,034 sq.km (India 32,87,590 sq.km )
Capital Raipur
Population 2,07,95,956 (20 Million - 2001 Census)
Principal Languages Hindi
Main Agricultural and Horticulture Crops
  • Rice is the predominant crop of the state; 
  • Other important crops are Maize, Wheat, Niger, Groundnut and Pulses .
Hectares
  • Agriculture and allied activities account for nearly 80 per cent of the work force in the state. Out of the geographical area of 13,787 thousand hectares, gross cropped area is 4,799 thousand hectares, which constitutes about 35 per cent of the total geographical area. Kharif is the main cropping season which accounts for about 4,640 thousand hectares.
  • Horticulture crops are grown in an area of about 123 thousand hectares.
Important Crop Exports from States
  • No specific Data

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