INVESTMENT IN FOOD & AGRICULTURE

S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Aug 6 - 12, 2012

AGRICULTURE REVIEW

FISCAL YEAR

CROPPED AREA (MILLION HECTARES) IMPROVED SEED DISTRIBUTION
(000 TONNES)
WATER
AVAILABILITY (MAF)
FERTILIZER OFF-TAKE
(000 N/T)
CREDIT
DISBURSED
(RS MILLION)
2005-06 23.13 226.07 137.98 3804.00 137,474
2006-07 23.55 218.60 137.80 3672.00 168,830
2007-08 23.87 264.67 137.80 3582.00 211,561
2008-09 24.01 314.63 131.51 3710.00 233,010
2009-10 23.76 312.63 133.70 4360.00 248,120
2010-11 22.75 331.02 137.16 3933.00 263,022
2011-12 P 22.75 331.02 135.86 2913.00 197,361

TUBE WELLS, PRODUCTION & FOREST

FISCAL YEAR NUMBER OF TUBE WELLS PUBLIC & PRIVATE PRODUCTION OF TRACTORS (NOS) PRODUCTION OF MEAT (000 TONNES) MILK(000 TONNES) FISH PRODUCTION (000 TONNES) TOTAL FOREST PRODUCTION (000 CU.MTR.)
2005-06 999,569 49,439 2,515 31,970 604.9 265
2006-07 1,025,836 54,610 2,618 32,986 640.0 373
2007-08 1,016,125 53,607 2,728 34,064 885.0 363
2008-09 1,069,991 60,107 2,843 35,160 914.1 347
2009-10 1,070,375 71,730 2,965 36,299 925.9 356
2010-11 1,075,073 70,855 3,094 37,475 937.1 352
2011-12 P 1,075,073 26,858 3,232 38,690 951.3 354

PRODUCTION AND EXPORT OF FRUIT

FISCAL YEAR PRODUCTION OF IMPORTANT FRUIT (000 TONNES) EXPORTS
CITRUS MANGO APPLE BANANA APRICOT ALMONDS GRAPES GUAVA (000 TONS) VALUE MILLION RS
2005-06 2,458 1,754 351 164 197 23 49 552 455 7,508
2006-07 1,472 1,719 348 151 177 23 47 555 343 6,894
2007-08 2,294 1,754 442 158 240 27 75 539 411 9,085
2008-09 2,132 1,728 441 157 238 26 76 512 469 12,519
2009-10 2,150 1,846 366 155 194 22 65 509 687 20,094
2010-11 1,982 1,888 526 139 190 21 64 547 669 25,017
2011-12 P 1,832 1,699 827 99 187 21 64 527 493 24,520

LIVESTOCK POPULATION (Million Nos.)

SPECIES 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Cattle 34.3 35.6 36.9
Buffalo 30.8 31.7 32.7
Sheep 27.8 28.1 28.4
Goat 59.9 61.5 63.1
Camels 1.0 1.0 1.0
Horses 0.4 0.4 0.4
Asses 4.6 4.7 4.8
Mules 0.2 0.2 0.2

AGRICULTURE GROWTH (%)

YEAR %
2009‐10 0.6
2010-11 2.4
2011-12 3.1

AGRICULTURAL CREDIT

FISCAL YEAR RS. BILLION %CHANGE
2006-07 168.8 22.8
2007-08 211.6 25.3
2008-09 233.0 10.1
2009-10 248.1 6.5
2010-11 263.0 6.0
2010-11 P 168.7 -
2011-12 P 197.4 17.0

REAL GDP (RS. Mn)

COMMODITY PRODUCING SECTOR 2010-11
I. Agriculture 1,216,523
Crops 509,393
Major Crops 376,822
Minor Crops 132,571
Livestock 670,743
Fishing 22,041
Forestry 14,346
Note: at constant price of 1999-00

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NUMBERS BY FOOD COMMODITIES
(2007 - 2008 = 100)

ITEM AND SPECIFICATION WEIGHT INDEX NUMBERS % CHANGE IN JUN 2012 OVER
JUN 2012 MAY 2012 JUN 2011 MAY 2012 JUN 2011
General 100.000 169.99 169.93 152.78 + 0.04 + 11.26
Food & Non-alcoholic Beverages 34.8343 187.05 188.29 170.14 - 0.66 + 9.94
Wheat 0.3477 158.74 158.80 145.69 - 0.04 + 8.96
Wheat Flour 4.1648 166.45 166.09 156.00 + 0.22 + 6.70
Wheat Product 0.0959 162.86 164.11 157.18 - 0.76 + 3.61
Besan 0.1500 231.58 233.03 158.04 - 0.62 + 46.53
Rice 1.5821 166.43 165.29 141.63 + 0.69 + 17.51
Cereals 0.1563 193.80 193.20 176.31 + 0.31 + 9.92
Bakery & Confectionary 1.1550 169.62 168.77 155.26 + 0.50 + 9.25
Nimco 0.4574 190.60 193.14 168.95 - 1.32 + 12.81
Meat 2.4303 214.75 213.99 188.19 + 0.36 + 14.11
Chicken 1.3596 182.90 202.55 156.52 - 9.70 + 16.85
Fish 0.2970 187.13 198.34 163.92 - 5.65 + 14.16
Milk Fresh 6.6800 209.46 204.07 184.89 + 2.64 + 13.29
Milk Products 0.6338 204.19 201.63 179.39 + 1.27 + 13.82
Milk Powder 0.1129 175.97 172.44 152.46 + 2.05 + 15.42
Eggs 0.4555 149.61 171.49 140.59 - 12.76 + 6.42
Mustard Oil 0.0952 158.54 159.53 144.34 - 0.62 + 9.84
Cooking Oil 1.7538 157.85 154.79 144.42 + 1.98 + 9.30
Vegetable Ghee 2.0714 164.96 163.69 155.99 + 0.78 + 5.75
Dry Fruits 0.2543 196.87 200.77 179.10 - 1.94 + 9.92
Fresh Fruits 1.8649 232.20 265.88 178.52 - 12.67 + 30.07
Pulse Masoor 0.2712 145.26 146.82 160.28 - 1.06 - 9.37
Pulse Moong 0.2336 231.97 238.26 267.30 - 2.64 - 13.22
Pulse Mash (Washed) 0.2098 197.41 204.12 222.83 - 3.29 - 11.41
Pulse Gram 0.2361 240.97 243.09 154.72 - 0.87 + 55.75
Gram Whole 0.1616 231.05 232.76 168.85 - 0.73 + 36.84
Beans 0.0269 202.24 198.78 170.49 + 1.74 + 18.62
Potatoes 0.4699 169.38 162.26 192.60 + 4.39 - 12.06
Onion 0.5340 127.62 135.14 93.34 - 5.56 + 36.73
Tomatoes 0.4419 79.62 81.94 87.04 - 2.83 - 8.52
Fresh Vegetables 1.6802 158.70 165.22 165.52 - 3.95 - 4.12
Sugar 1.0445 198.64 197.07 246.93 + 0.80 - 19.56
Gur 0.0220 219.21 216.41 253.35 + 1.29 - 13.48
Honey 0.0446 232.36 222.38 195.17 + 4.49 + 19.06
SweetMeat 0.2483 200.28 201.63 180.81 - 0.67 + 10.77
Beverages 1.1990 168.70 163.72 154.74 + 3.04 + 9.02
Jam, Tomato Ketchup & Pickles 0.2454 172.20 172.01 164.50 + 0.11 + 4.68
Condiments 0.2656 209.67 211.56 172.79 - 0.89 + 21.34
Spices 0.5441 268.44 272.62 235.39 - 1.53 + 14.04
Tea 0.8377 212.34 208.98 199.49 + 1.61 + 6.44