Kharif pulses area 0.112 million ha up 58% on year.

Farmers sown pulses across 0.112 million ha, 57.7% higher on year. Sowing of kharif pulses typically gains pace with the onset of monsoon in June, but it commences earlier in some irrigated areas and regions receiving pre-monsoon rains. Sowing of pulses has commenced in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Haryana, and Odisha.