Total pulses sowing area is at 119.09 lakh hectares as against 130.13 lakh hectares in the same period of last year as on 2nd Sept, 2023 as per NSFM data. Arhar 42.66 lakh hectares (last year 45.27 lakh hectares) Urad is at 31.68 lakh hectares ( last year 36.65 lakh hectares). Moong is at 30.98 lakh hectares (last year 33.57 lakh hectares) Other pulses are at 13.48 lakh hectares (last year 14.39 lakh hectares)