Table-9

ESTIMATED REQUIREMENT OF FOODGRAINS, EDIBLE OIL, SUGAR AND COTTON IN KARNATAKA

Sl. No.

Item

Year

1998-99

1999-2000

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

1

Projected Population (Crores)

5.34

5.46

5.58

5.70

5.83

5.96

6.10

2

Adult equivalent of total population (86%) (Crores)

4.59

4.69

4.79

4.90

5.01

5.12

5.25

3

Estimated requirement of
a) Cereals @425gms/adult/day (lakh tonnes)

71.20

72.75

74.30

76.01

77.72

79.42

81.44

b) Pulses @85 gms/adult/day (lakh tonnes)

14.24

14.55

14.86

15.20

15.54

15.88

16.29

4

Add 10% for seeds, cattle feed etc.,
a) Cereals (lakh tonnes)

7.12

7.27

7.43

7.60

7.77

7.94

8.14

b) Pulses (lakh tonnes)

1.42

1.45

1.49

1.52

1.55

1.59

1.63

5

Total requirement
a) Cereals (lakh tonnes)

78.32

80.02

81.73

83.61

85.49

87.36

89.58

b) Pulses (lakh tonnes)

15.66

16.00

16.35

16.72

17.09

17.47

17.92

a + b Total Foodgrains (lakh tonnes)

93.98

96.02

98.08

100.33

102.58

104.83

107.50

6

Requirement of edible oil estimated @ 9kgs/adult/annum (lakh tonnes)

4.13

4.22

4.31

4.41

4.51 4.61 4.72

7

Requirement of Sugar/Gur @ 40 gms/person/day (Total Population) (lakh tonnes)

7.80

7.97

8.15

8.32

8.52

8.70

8.91

8

Requirement of Cotton @2kgs/ adult/annum (lakh tonnes)

0.92

0.94

0.96

0.98

1.00

1.02

1.05

 

Note: Projected population is based on annual growth rate (2.129) observed between 1981-91