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Paddy straw generated in Punjab, Haryana and UP is expected to come down significantly this year


  • The total paddy straw generation is likely to come down by 1.31 million tonnes in Punjab, 0.8 million tonnes in Haryana and 0.09 million tonnes in the 8 NCR districts of U.P.
  • The total quantity of straw generated by these states was 28.4 million tonnes last year which is now expected to come down to 26.21 million tonnes this year.
  • The total paddy area has come down by 7.72% during the current year as compared to last year.