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

Last Modified: Sun Nov 21 2021 09:01:40 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 410,950 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Madhya Pradesh in 2019-20. Ranked #1, the state accounts for 22.29% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 25,402 hectares. Yield: 16,178 kgs / hectare.
  • 278,000 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Karnataka in 2019-20. Ranked #2, the state accounts for 15.08% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 21,663 hectares. Yield: 12,833 kgs / hectare.
  • 183,160 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Assam in 2019-20. Ranked #3, the state accounts for 9.94% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 19,351 hectares. Yield: 9,465 kgs / hectare.
  • 133,240 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in West Bengal in 2019-20. Ranked #4, the state accounts for 7.23% of ginger, produced in India. 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
    Annual production of ginger in Odisha in 2019-20. Ranked #5, the state accounts for 6.94% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 16,573 hectares. Yield: 7,723 kgs / hectare.
  • 107,170 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Gujarat in 2019-20. Ranked #6, the state accounts for 5.81% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 4,853 hectares. Yield: 22,083 kgs / hectare.
  • 83,940 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Kerala in 2019-20. Ranked #7, the state accounts for 4.55% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 4,265 hectares. Yield: 19,681 kgs / hectare.
  • 66,290 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Meghalaya in 2019-20. Ranked #8, the state accounts for 3.60% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 9,963 hectares. Yield: 6,654 kgs / hectare.
  • 65,650 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Sikkim in 2019-20. Ranked #9, the state accounts for 3.56% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 13,412 hectares. Yield: 4,895 kgs / hectare.
  • 61,000 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Mizoram in 2019-20. Ranked #10, the state accounts for 3.31% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 8,553 hectares. Yield: 7,132 kgs / hectare.
  • 39,110 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Uttar Pradesh in 2019-20. Ranked #11, the state accounts for 2.12% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 5,479 hectares. Yield: 7,138 kgs / hectare.
  • 31,569 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Uttarakhand in 2019-20. Ranked #12, the state accounts for 1.71% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 3,904 hectares. Yield: 8,086 kgs / hectare.
  • 12,760 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Telangana in 2019-20. Ranked #13, the state accounts for 0.69% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 1,827 hectares. Yield: 6,984 kgs / hectare.
  • 3,200 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in Andhra Pradesh in 2019-20. Ranked #14, the state accounts for 0.17% of ginger, produced in India. Cultivated over 294 hectares. Yield: 10,884 kgs / hectare.
  • 1,843,530 tonnes
    Annual production of ginger in India in 2019-20. Cultivated over 172,040 hectares. Yield: 10,716 kgs / hectare.