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Agriculture Sector Share in Total Electricity Sales from 2009-10 to 2013-14

March 18, 2016

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The Top 10 states of India ranked on the criterion of share of agriculture sector in total electricity sales in the financial year 2013-14 (AP) were: Rajasthan, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

The share of agriculture sector in total electricity sales in Rajasthan was 38.52% in the year 2009-10 (Actual). It increased to 40.32% in the year 2013-14 (AP), recording an increase of 1.8 percentage points as compared to 2009-10 (Actual).

The share of agriculture sector in total electricity sales in Karnataka was 35.18% in the year 2009-10 (Actual). It increased to 37.05% in the year 2013-14 (AP), recording an increase of 1.87 percentage points as compared to 2009-10 (Actual).

The share of agriculture sector in total electricity sales in Madhya Pradesh was 29.96% in the year 2009-10 (Actual). It increased to 33.68% in the year 2013-14 (AP), recording an increase of 3.72 percentage points as compared to 2009-10 (Actual).

The share of agriculture sector in total electricity sales in Punjab was 32.5% in the year 2009-10 (Actual). It decreased to 30.14%  in the year 2013-14 (AP), recording a decrease of -2.36 percentage points as compared to 2009-10 (Actual).

The share of agriculture sector in total electricity sales in Andhra Pradesh was 30.53% in the year 2009-10 (Actual). It decreased to 27.09%  in the year 2013-14 (AP), recording a decrease of -3.44 percentage points as compared to 2009-10 (Actual).

Note: Delhi data is for NDPL Discom only. Figures are in percentage. Source: Power and Energy Division, Planning Commission.

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Source: NITI Aayog/Planning Commission
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