Madhya Pradesh has created history by posting the highest ever agricultural growth rate, indeed a tribute to the committed efforts made by the state government to boost farm sector. As per the figures of advance figures for year 2013-14 released by Central Statistics Organization(CSO), Madhya Pradesh has clocked a 24.99 percent agriculture growth rate. This includes animal husbandry sector.
It may be mentioned here that Madhya Pradesh enjoys an enviable distinction of being bestowed the prestigious Krishi Karman Award by Government of India for last two years in a row in recognition of its outstanding performance in agriculture sector. This rate was 20.16 percent in year 2012-13 and 19.85 percent in year 2011-12 in the state.
In farm sector in base year 2004-05 the income from GDP was 31238.30 crore which rose to Rs. 69249.89 crore in year 2013-14. This represents a 121 percent increase compared to the base year.
The wheat production was 73 lakh 27 thousand MT in year 2004-05, which increased to 193 lakh MT in year 2013-14. Similarly, soybean production has increased from 37 lakh 60 thousand MT to 50 lakh MT during the period. Rice production increased from 13 lakh 09 thousand MT in 2004-05 to 69 lakh 50 thousand MT now. The area under these crops was 104 lakh 80 thousand hectare which has risen to 140 lakh 15 thousand MT now, representing a 34 percent increase.
It is also notable that In year 2012-13 the production of all food grains in year 2012-13 was 278 lakh MT. This included 161 lakh MT wheat. Thus, by achieving a double digit increase in food grains production compared to preceding year Madhya Pradesh earned the distinction of being the state with highest agricultural production.
The gross food grains production includes wheat, rice and coarse cereals. During year 2012-13, production of pulses, paddy and coarse cereals was 50 lakh tonnes, 30 lakh tonnes and 36 lakh tonnes, respectively.
Madhya Pradesh has implemented fruitful innovative schemes including interest free farm loan ,expansion of seed producing cooperative societies, remarkable increase in seed transplantation in wheat, maize and gram, constitution of Krishi Cabinet deep ploughing by farmers through Haldhar Yojana, distribution of ridge and furrow machines, paddy production through SHRI Method, distribution of hybrid maize to farmers at 90 percent subsidy, development of 139 villages under Yantradoot Gram Yojana, scheme for advance storage of fertilizers and e-Procurement. Area under irrigation increased at a rapid pace and productivity of other irrigated crops also increased.
As per the advance estimate figures of the CSO Madhya Pradesh registered 11.08 GSDP growth at constant prices in year 2013-14, which is the highest in major states. The GSDP of Madhya Pradesh in base year 2004-05 was Rs. 112926.89 crore which increased to Rs. 238526.47 crore in year 2013-14. Thus, a 111 percent increase has been recorded in year 2013-14 compared to the base year in the state.
Per capita income on current prices
Per Capita Income
Per Capita Income
Madhya Pradesh has clocked over 350 percent increase in Per Capita Income. In year 2004-05 on current prices the Per Capita Income of the state was Rs. 15 thousand 442 that has increased to Rs. 54 thousand 30 in year 2013-14. It has increased year by year.