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Production of Kalanamak rice has increased significantly during last three years

From 4,311MT in 2019, the production has increased to 15,000 MT in 2021

International demand, as per UP Government has increased from 2% in 2019-20 to nearly 7% in 2021-22

Posted On: 17 DEC 2021 5:35PM by PIB Delhi

The Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ms. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today shared thatas informed by Government of Uttar Pradesh, the percentage of export of Kalanamak rice in international market and use in domestic demand is as under:

 

Financial Year

International Market

Domestic Demand

2019-20

2%

98%

2020-21

4%

96%

2021-22 (tentative)

7%

93%

 

Government of Uttar Pradesh encourages farmers, entrepreneur/exporters under One District One product (ODOP) Scheme through Financial Assistance Scheme, Training and Tool Kit Scheme, Procurement Assistance Scheme etc.

Presently, Kalanamak rice is being exported to countries like Singapore and Nepal. In addition to export, it is available on e-market place like Amazon, Flipkart and ODOP e-market.  

Production of Kalanamak rice has increased significantly during last three years. The details are as under:

Year

Production(in MT)

2019

4,311.00

2020

6,849.00

2021

15,000.00

 

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