Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
azadi ka amrit mahotsav

Production of Fruits and Vegetables

Posted On: 30 NOV 2021 7:45PM by PIB Delhi

As reported by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, India is the second largest producer of Fruits, as well as Vegetables, in the world in the year 2019.

The quantum of production of Fruits and Vegetables in the Country during 2018-19, 2019-20 & 2020-21 (Third Advance Estimates), and the average quantum of production of these three years, is as under: -

Production of Fruits and Vegetables

(in Million Tonne)

Year

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21          

 (3rd  Adv. Est.)

Average

Fruits

97.97

102.08

103.03

101.02

Vegetables

183.17

188.28

197.23

189.56

 

Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are the major Fruits producing States, whereas Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Odisha are the major Vegetables producing States of the country (in order of production, as per the Third Advance Estimates of 2020-21).

The countries to which most of the Fruits and Vegetables produce are exported and the quantum of such export,as reported by Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCI&S), is at the Annexure I and II respectively.

The Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), a Centrally Sponsored Scheme is being implemented w.e.f. 2014-15, for holistic growth of the horticulture sector covering fruits, vegetables, root and tuber crops, mushrooms, spices, flowers, aromatic plants, coconut, cashew and cocoa. All States (including Assam) and UTs are covered under MIDH.

The Mission envisages production and productivity improvement of horticulture crops including fruits and vegetables through various interventions. Under MIDH, assistance is provided for activities such as production of planting material, vegetable seed production, coverage of area with improved cultivars, rejuvenation of senile orchards, protected cultivation, creation of water resources, adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Integrated Nutrient Management (INM), organic farming, including insitu generation of organic inputs are taken up for development of fruits and vegetables. Capacity buildings of farmers and technicians are also provided for adopting improved technologies. The Scheme also envisages creation of Post Harvest Management (PHM) and marketing for better price realization of produce.

 

Country-wise Export of Fresh Fruits from India 

Quantity in '000 Tonne

S.No

Country

2020-21

2021-22 Qty (upto September)

1

BANGLADESH

270.65

55.17

2

NEPAL

142.78

108.73

3

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

134.92

71.49

4

NETHERLAND

70.56

12.21

5

IRAN

66.33

40.76

6

OMAN

40.27

20.06

7

SAUDI ARABIA

32.41

10.31

8

UNITED KINGDOM

26.50

8.67

9

RUSSIA

25.44

4.92

10

IRAQ

25.07

11.22

11

QATAR

21.04

11.72

12

AFGHANISTAN

17.05

18.42

13

MALAYSIA

11.57

2.05

14

GERMANY

9.35

1.82

15

MALDIVES

7.30

5.07

16

BAHARAIN

7.16

3.28

17

KUWAIT

7.05

4.32

18

SRI LANKA

4.48

2.33

19

CANADA

4.29

1.11

20

HONG KONG

3.48

1.00

21

SINGAPORE

3.33

1.96

22

THAILAND

3.29

1.06

23

VIETNAM

3.16

0.94

24

UKRAINE

2.63

1.06

25

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

2.60

1.11

26

TURKEY

2.11

0.39

27

POLAND

1.87

0.57

28

CHINA

1.71

0.67

 

Country-wise Export of Fresh Vegetables from India  

Quantity in '000 Tonne

S.No

Country

2020-21 Qty

2021-22 Qty  (upto September)

1

BANGLADESH

648.36

353.70

2

NEPAL

448.57

286.13

3

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

250.21

137.95

4

MALAYSIA

216.32

126.31

5

SRI LANKA

157.03

110.17

6

SAUDI ARABIA

84.88

28.04

7

INDONESIA

82.57

36.80

8

OMAN

75.73

35.51

9

QATAR

73.14

38.68

10

KUWAIT

56.85

32.73

11

SINGAPORE

30.46

15.60

12

VIETNAM

29.52

11.07

13

MALDIVES

23.63

11.97

14

BAHARAIN IS

22.65

13.89

15

UNITED KINGDOM

20.87

11.36

16

HONG KONG

12.12

23.54

17

RUSSIA

11.66

6.76

18

MAURITIUS

11.24

11.66

19

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

9.06

4.07

20

THAILAND

7.89

3.78

21

PHILIPPINES

7.10

3.65

22

BHUTAN

7.09

6.61

23

REUNION

6.28

3.82

24

CANADA

5.87

3.35

25

IRAQ

4.26

0.00

26

ITALY

4.12

0.25

27

SOMALIA

3.05

0.06

28

AUSTRALIA

2.93

1.31

29

BRUNEI

2.78

1.74

30

GREECE

2.43

0.39

31

SEYCHELLES

2.40

1.43

32

MAYOTTE

2.09

0.42

33

GERMANY

2.05

0.76

34

SPAIN

1.42

0.41

35

SOUTH AFRICA

1.18

0.23

36

NETHERLAND

1.04

0.40

37

JAPAN

1.03

0.62

 

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha today.

****

APS



(Release ID: 1776584) Visitor Counter : 5822


Read this release in: Urdu