ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023

Wheat

Area, Production and Productivity of Wheat in Sikkim.

 

Wheat is another cereal crop of Sikkim growing in almost all villages of Sikkim having cool winter and hot summer climate, irrespective of elevation and irrigation facilities.

 

  Year Area (000’ hectares) Production (000’ tones) Productivity (kg./ha)
1. 2003-2004 5.74   8.09 1410.00
2. 2004-2005 5.74   8.25 143700
3. 2005-2006 5.74   9.20 1602.79
4. 2006-2007 6.38 10.36 1623.82
5. 2007-2008 4.45   4.46 1002.25
6. 2008-2009 3.90   3.50   874.43
7. 2009-2010 5.20   4.72   907.69
8. 2010-2011 2.65   2.71 1022.68
9. 2011-2012 2.50 2.65 1060.00
10. 2012-2013 0.52 0.55 1057.69
11. 2013-2014 0.36 0.38 1069.44
12. 2014-2015 0.39 0.41 1066.80
13. 2015-2016 0.32 0.35 1071.21
14. 2016-2017 0.26 0.29 1079.25
15. 2017-2018 0.17 0.19 1079.26
16. 2018-2019 0.16 0.18 1079.33
17. 2019-2020 0.17 0.18 1081.73
18. 2020-2021 0.10 0.12 1153.85

Source: Annual Reports, Food Security & Agriculture Development Department, Government of Sikkim