About Horticulture & Livestock
India has witnessed increase in horticulture production and livestock over the last few years. Over the last decade, the area under horticulture grew by 2.6% pa and annual production increased by 4.8%. During 2017-18, the production of horticulture crops was 311.71 Million Tones from an area of 25.43 Million Hectares. India is the largest producer of milk with 20.17 percent share in total milk production in the world. India also accounts for about 5.65 % of the global egg production and also the largest population of milch animals in the world.