Major ginger producing states in India - production and area under cultivation [2019-20 Adv. Est.]

Last Modified: Sat Nov 21 2020 22:10:00 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 410,950 tonnes
    Madhya Pradesh - cultivated over 25,402 hectares. Yield: 16,177 kgs / hectare
  • 278,000 tonnes
    Karnataka - cultivated over 21,663 hectares. Yield: 12,833 kgs / hectare.
  • 183,160 tonnes
    Assam - cultivated over 19,351 hectares. Yield: 14,272 kgs / hectare.
  • 133,240 tonnes
    West Bengal - cultivated over 12,219 hectares. Yield: 10,904 kgs / hectare. Most of the state’s ginger is produced in the hills of Darjeeling and Kalimpong which come under the jurisdiction of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). According to the horticulture department of GTA the annual production in 2019 was 29,400 tonnes grown over an area of about 2,000 hectares. “Darjeeling and Kalimpong hills produce a better quality of ginger and more than 60% are sent to other states,” Mahadev Chhetri, senior scientific officer with the Research and Development Centre for Horticulture.
  • 128,000 tonnes
    Odisha - cultivated over 16,573 hectares. Yield: 7,723 kgs / hectare.
  • 107,170 tonnes
    Gujarat - cultivated over 4,853 hectares. Yield: 22,082 kgs / hectare.
  • 83,940 tonnes
    Kerala - cultivated over 4,265 hectares. Yield: 19,681 kgs / hectare.
  • 65,650 tonnes
    Sikkim - cultivated over 13,412 hectares. Yield: 4,894 kgs / hectare.
  • 66,290 tonnes
    Meghalaya - cultivated over 9,963 hectares. Yield: 6,653 kgs / hectare.
  • 61,000 tonnes
    Mizoram - cultivated over 8,553 hectares. Yield: 7,132 kgs / hectare.
  • 39,110 tonnes
    Uttar Pradesh - cultivated over 5,479 hectares. Yield: 7,138 kgs / hectare.
  • 31,569 tonnes
    Uttarakhand - cultivated over 3,094 hectares. Yield: 10,203 kgs / hectare.
  • 12,760 tonnes
    Telangana - cultivated over 1,827 hectares. Yield: 6,984 kgs / hectare.
  • 3,200 tonnes
    Andhra Pradesh - cultivated over 294 hectares. Yield: 10,884 kgs / hectare.
  • 1,843,530 tonnes
    All India - cultivated over 172,040 hectares. Yield: 10,715 kgs / hectare.