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State/UT-wise Farming Area under Organic Certification from 2011-12 to 2016-17

August 14, 2018

The top 5 States/UTs in terms of Farming Area (including in conversion) under Organic Certification during 2016-17 were Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Odisha and Karnataka.

There was a growth of 0.67% in Farming Area under Organic Certification in Madhya Pradesh to 464859.434 hectare during 2016-17 from 461774.726 hectare during 2015-16. In Madhya Pradesh, growth of 16.16% has been observed during 2015-16 over 2014-15 from 397546.62 hectare in Farming Area under Organic Certification. There was a growth of 12.93% in Farming Area under Organic Certification in Maharashtra to 224007.521 hectare during 2016-17 from 198352.289 hectare during 2015-16. In Maharashtra, growth of 47.45% has been observed during 2015-16 over 2014-15 from 134524.27 hectare in Farming Area under Organic Certification. There was a growth of -2.2% in Farming Area under Organic Certification in Rajasthan to 151609.913 hectare during 2016-17 from 155020.273 hectare during 2015-16. In Rajasthan, growth of 44.17% has been observed during 2015-16 over 2014-15 from 107523.24 hectare in Farming Area under Organic Certification.

In Odisha, growth of -3.87% has been observed from 95896.981 hectare during 2015-16 to 92190.1 hectare during 2016-17 in Farming Area under Organic Certification. There was a growth of 17.62% in Farming Area under Organic Certification in Odisha during 2015-16 over 2014-15 from 81533.83 hectare. In Karnataka, growth of -13.7% has been observed from 93963.34 hectare during 2015-16 to 81089.096 hectare during 2016-17 in Farming Area under Organic Certification. There was a growth of 79.07% in Farming Area under Organic Certification in Karnataka during 2015-16 over 2014-15 from 52473.16 hectare.

Note: Data values are in hectare; Source: Rajya Sabha Session – 243 Unstarred Question No.2280; Source: Data provided by the accredited Certification Bodies under NPOP on tracenet.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/answers-data-rajya-sabha-questions-session-243

Resource Title: State/UT-wise Farming Area (including in conversion) under Organic Certification from 2011-12 to 2016-17 (From: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare)

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Source: Rajya Sabha

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