Total pulses sowing areas touched to 117.44 lakh hectares in the place of 128.07 lakh hectares during last year. Arhar or Tur sowing area is at 42.11 lakh hectares as against 44.38 lakh hectares in the same period of last year as on 26.8.2023. Urad sowing area is at 31.10 lakh hectares in the same period of last year. Moong sowing area is at 30.64 lakh hectares in the place of 33.34 lakh hectares in the same period of last year. Other pulses areaat 13.34 lakh hectares as against 14.04 lakh hectares in the same period of last year as per NSFM data.