Total pulses Kharif sowing area for 2023-24 reached to 123.57 lakh hectares and is lower by 4.20% than 128.98 lakh hectares in the corresponding period of last year. Arhar (Tur) is at 43.87 lakh hectares (46.13 lakh hectares last year) Urid is at 33.08 lakh hectares (33.52 lakh hectares last year) Moong is at 31.94 lakh hectares (33.99 lakh hectares last year) Others are at 14.21 lakh hectares ( 14.81 lakh hectares last year, as per NSFM data.