State-wise and item-wise value of output from agriculture, forestry and fishing (2011-12 to 2016-17)
Agriculture and allied sectors (i.e. crops, livestock, forestry and logging, fishing and aquaculture) play a vital role in Indian economy. It contributes around 18% of the country's Gross Value Added at basic prices and employs nearly half of the workforce. A large section of Indian population depends on agriculture and allied sectors for their livelihood. This sector has undergone structural changes over time both in terms of mechanization, improved inputs and investment in infrastructure. The state-wise value of output of agriculture and allied sectors assume considerable importance in the economy and this brochure provides this information. This is the 11th publication since it was first brought out in 1985 for the period 1960-61 to 1980-81 and contains state-wise and item-wise value of output for the period 2011-12 to 2016-17 at current and constant (2011-12) prices.