Kharif Crops: Sowing of Kharif crops intensified, area reached 27.87 crore hectare by July 1

sowing of Kharif crops The Southwest Monsoon has gained momentum with the entry into an active phase, which has pushed the rainfall across the country to normal levels. The area under kharif as on July 1 was 27.872 million hectares, which increased by 24% to 5.3% from 14.05 million hectares on June 24, as per the data. Ministry of Agriculture, in stream Kharif seasonTill July 1, 27.872 million hectares were sown as against 29.443 million hectares in the corresponding period last year. “There is adequate availability of quality seeds for…