Seasons of Rice

The global production of rice during 2017-18 on milled basis was 487 million tonnes. Over the last few years, India has been able to produce sustainable export surplus.

S.No.Region/StateAutumn Winter Summer 
SowingHarvestingSowingHarvestingSowingHarvesting
I. Northern Region
1HaryanaJun-JulOct-Nov----
(Kharif)
2PunjabMay-AugSep-Nov----
(Kharif)
3WesternJun-JulSep-Nov----
Uttar Pradesh(Kharif)
4Himachal PradeshJun-JulSep-Oct----
(Kharif)(Kharif)
5Jammu & Kashmir--Apr-JulSep-Dec--
II. Western Region
1Gujarat--Jun-AugOct-Dec--
2Maharashtra--Jun-AugOct-Dec--
3Rajasthan--Jun-AugOct-Dec--
III. North Eastern Region
1AssamMid Feb-AprilJun-JulJun-AugNov-DecDec-FebMay-June
IV. Eastern Region
1BiharMay-JulSep-OctJul-SepNov-DecJan-FebMay-Jun
2East Madhya PradeshJun-AugMid Sep-Mid Dec----
3OrissaMay-JunSept-OctJun-AugDec-JanDec-JanMay-June
(Beali)(Sarad)(Daluva)
4East Uttar PradeshMay-JulSep-NovJul-AugNov-DecJan-FebApr-Jun
5West BengalMar-JunJul-NovApr-JunNov-DecOct-FebApr-May
(Broadcasting)(Broadcasting)
May-JunJul-Aug
(Transplanting)(Transplanting)
(Aus)(Aman)
V. Southern Region
1Andhra PradeshMar-AprilJul-AugMay-JunNov-DecDec-JanApr-May
2KarnatakaMay-AugSep-DecJun-OctNov-MarchDec-FebApr-Jul
(Haine)
3KeralaApr-JunSep-OctSep-OctDec-JanDec-JanMar-Apr
(Virippu)(Mundakan)(Punja)
4Tamil NaduMar-AprJun-JulJul-AugJan-Feb
(Sornavari)(Early Samba)
Apr-MayJul-AugSep-OctJan-FebNov-DecFeb-March
(Kar)(Late sambal)(Navarai)
May-JunAug-SepSep-OctFeb-Mar
(Kuruvai)(Thaladi-Pishanam)