Public Foodgrain Distribution by Commodity
(000 m. tons)
Year Rice Wheat Total Share of Total
        Rice Wheat
1995-96 592 1202 1794 33.0% 67.0%
1996-97 739 653 1392 53.1% 46.9%
1997-98 529 1092 1621 32.6% 67.4%
1998-99 530 1604 2134 24.9% 75.1%
1999/00 876 1025 1900 46.1% 53.9%
2000-01 984 790 1774 55.5% 44.5%
2001-02 648 816 1464 44.3% 55.7%
2002-03 761 663 1422 53.5% 46.5%
2003-04 628 347 975 64.4% 35.6%
2004-05 1,102 265 1,367 80.6% 19.4%
2005-06 1008 237 1245 81.0% 19.0%
2006-07 1288 192 1480 87.0% 13.0%
2007-08 1082 248 1329 81.4% 18.6%
2008-09 1757 372 2129 82.5% 17.5%
2009-10 1,309 653 1,962 66.6% 33.4%
2010-11 1,570 722 2,292 68.5% 31.5%
2011-12 1,412 683 2,095 67.4% 32.6%
2012-13 1,487 600 2,087 71.3% 28.7%
2013-14 1,262 958 2,220 56.8% 43.2%
2014-15 1220 618 1838 66.4% 33.6%
2015-16 1512 552 2064 73.3% 26.7%
2016-17 1609 632 2241 71.8% 28.2%
2017-18 1709 408 2117 80.7% 19.3%
* including direct distribution of wheat by USAID Projects
Source:  DG Food