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Government of India
Ministry of Textiles
12 JUL 2019 4:01PM by PIB Delhi
Cotton Production in Maharashtra

The Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) has estimated the cotton production in Maharashtra for the current cotton season 2018-19 as 77 lakh bales.  The details of cotton production in Maharashtra during the last three seasons vis-à-vis current season is as under:-

                                        (Quantity in lakh bales of 170 kgs each)

Cotton season

(October – September)

 

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

Cotton production in Maharashtra

76.00

88.50

83.35

77.00

 

This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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