Question raised in Lok Sabha on Effect of Climate Change on Food Grain Production, 25/06/2019

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Effect of Climate Change on Food Grain Production, 25/06/2019. Occurrence of events like drought, frost, floods, hailstorms etc, due to climatic aberrations may impact the food grain production. However, due to preparedness and introduction of resistant varieties, total food grains production have increased from 251.57 million tonnes in 2015-16 to 283.37 million tonnes in 2018-19 (3rd Advance Estimates) and horticulture production from 286.19 million tonnes in 2015-16 to 314.80 million tonnes 201819 (2nd Advance Estimates).

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