The data refers to the statistics of land utilization constitute one of the important items required for planning and development of policy formulation in agriculture. The Directorate of Economics and Statistics in the Ministry of Agriculture has been collection data on the nine fold classification of land, irrigated area (source wise and crop wise) and total area under crops from States and union territories in the country (area in hectare).
The data refers to district wise, crop wise, season wise and year wise data on crop covered area (Hectare) and production (Tonnes). The data is being used to study and analyse crop production, production contribution to district/State/country, Agro-climatic zone wise performance, and high yield production order for crops, crop growing pattern and diversification. The system is also a vital source for formulating crop related schemes and assessing their impacts.