Narendra Modi's Gujarat economy hit as foodgrain production in state dips by 8 lakh tonnes
The production of oil seeds also marginally dipped at 50.35 lakh tonnes in 2011-12 compared to 51.42 lakh in 2010-11.
Output of agricultural sector in Gujarat has been largely dependent on south-west monsoon. The wide variation in rainfall received by different parts of the state has been the characteristic feature of the monsoon here.
The acreage under Kharif crops till October 1, 2012 was 81.72 lakh hectares against normal area of 87.97 lakh hectare, the review said.
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