Cost of Production of Cotton in Major Cotton Producing States (2003-04)

   
(Rs./Quintal)
States
C2 Cost
A2+FL Cost
Andhra Pradesh
1822.99
1259.57
Gujarat
1625.58
1264.53
Haryana
1857.89
1278.04
Karnataka
2136.08
1633.44
Madhya Pradesh
2145.44
1436.12
Maharashtra
2169.61
1679.29
Punjab
2035.93
1501.86
Rajasthan
1574.97
1176.55
Tamil Nadu
2433.31
1700.35

Notes : 1. C2 : cost covers actual expenses paid in cash and kind, rent for leased-in land, and imputed value for wages of family labour, rent for owned land and interest on fixed capital.
2. A2+FL : cost covers actual expenses paid in cash and kind, rent for leased-in land and imputed value of wages of family labour.
Source : Rajya Sabha, Unstarred Question No. 1034, dated 23.07.2004; www.indiaagristat.com