India has witnessed an increasing trend in estimates of goat meat production during 2007-2012. In 2007-08, goat meat production was 769 thousand tonnes across the country, which increased to 905 thousand tonnes in 2011-12. Highest goat meat production (230 thousand tonnes) was in West Bengal in 2011-12 followed by 201 thousand tonnes in 2007-08 as compared to other states.
The lowest goat meat production (0 thousand tonnes) was in Manipur in 2011-12 and 0.02 thousand tonnes in Sikkim in 2007-08 and as compared to other states.
Note: Sikkim and Delhi figures of year 2011-12 is estimated based on previous year data calculated by annual growth of year 2010-11; Sikkim last reported figure of 2009-10 has been repeated for 2010-11.