The Kharif season contributes about 80 per cent of India's total rice production.
'India's rice production may fall by 10-12 million tonne in Kharif season this year': Food Secretary
However, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey asserted that the country will have surplus production in rice.
As per the data maintained by the consumer affairs ministry, retail tomato prices are ruling between Rs 50 and 106 per kg in several locations.
After global prices surged due to Russia's war against Ukraine, total shipments from the country have already touched a record of 6.6 million tonne this fiscal so far.