Q. 6

Explain the cultivation of millet crop.

Answer :

Millets are one of the important food crops in our country. India is the first largest producer of millets in the world. Millet is a Kharif crop and is grown in regions which receive 40-60 centimetres of rainfall and has a temperature of about 15-20 degree centigrade.


Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh produce nearly 85 percent of the total millets produced in our country. The other producers of millets are Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Punjab. Ganganagar, Jhunjhunu, Alwar, Jaipur, Sikar, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Barmer and Jaisalmer are the places where millets are grown in Rajasthan.


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