Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh has posted the highest agricultural growth for second consecutive year in the country.
Stating this, an official release said that the state registered an impressive 13.33 percent growth over previous year's 18.91 percent in 2012. This is an all-time record in the country.
Madhya Pradesh produced 2, 31,121,000 MT foodgrains in 2012-13 against 2.03 crore MT in 2011-12.
With this, Madhya Pradesh has surpassed Haryana in food grain production and now stands third after Punjab and Uttar Pradesh in this respect.
In 2012-13, Madhya Pradesh has contributed 9.50 percent to country’s total food grain production of 2553.62 lakh MT. Madhya Pradesh has maintained its highest agriculturally growing state.
Madhya Pradesh tops the country in gram and pulses production by posting a production of 31.99 lakh MT gram and 46.89 lakh MT pulses.


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