Pulses sowing during rabi season current year have been lower by 11 lakh hectares consisting main pulses gram sowing area is lower by 9 lakh hectares according to the news sources. Wheat sowing area also lower by 4 lakh hectares. Rabi Paddy, Groundnut and sunflower sowing area also lower. Rabi sowing area under lentils(masur), mustard, maize and barley has been increased. Pulses sowing area is lower from 153.22 lakh hectares during last year to 142.49 lakh hectares in current rabi season. Total sowing area is lower at 320.54 lakh hectares from 324.58 lakh hectares during last year rabi season. Paddy sowing is at 14.36 lakh hectares lower from last years 16.57 lakh hectares. Gram (Chana) has been decreased to 97.05 lakh hectares ( lower by 8.75 lakh hectares from last year). Sowing area under Urid, horsegram and Moong also are lower from last year’s rabi season.