The Reserve Bank of India in its book on statistics on states lauded the Telangana government on increased food production.
There is a 120 percent increase in paddy production and 90 percent increase in food production and phenomenal increase in milk and meat production. The total extent of cultivation has increased to 1.02 crore acres in Telangana state.
In its handbook for the year 2020-21 the RBI observed that the food production which was 71.14 lakh tonnes in 2014-15 has increased to 1.27 crore tonnes in 2020-21. The pulses production also witnessed phenomenal increase to 5.89 lakh tonnes from 2.63 lakh tonnes for the same period.
The cotton production which was 38 lakh bales has increased to 57.97 lakh bales. The extent of the cotton crop was increased to 23.58 lakh hectares from 17.13 lakh hectares.
By Gollapudi Srinivasa Rao