The kharif crop will be grown in 36.82L hectors by AP.

Andhra Pradesh has received more rain than the seasons average rainfall . The state has received 16.2 percent excess rainfall by August 3 .

For the new season, Andhra Pradesh will have 36.82 lakh hectors cultivating kharif crops.Since the state has received more rain than the season's average rainfall, the kharif was cultivated in 18.8 lakh hectors, according to chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy.The chief minister said that the state had received 16.2 percent excess rainfall by August 3, and that more is forecast in the coming days as demand rises.He also advised officials to keep fertilisers too ready as demand could increase during the season.

He said that the agriculture assistants in the Rythu Bharosa Kendras (RBKs) should check the quality of the seeds on a regular basis and that he wanted the senior officials to obtain the RBKs' daily reports.He wanted them to investigate the use of drones and introduce them to the farmers.He wanted the authorities to purchase more drones for use in agriculture.Out of the drone fleet, the chief minister also asked them to provide agriculture equipment to farmers.

After e-cropping has been completed, he wanted them to give them receipts to the farmers.The state officials should have clear information about the kharif in the state.At the evaluation meeting, Minister for Agriculture Kakani Govardhan Reddy, Agriculture Mission vice-chairman M V S Nagi Reddy, agriculture advisor Ambati Krishna Reddy, chief secretary Sameer Sharma, agriculture special chief secretary Poonam Malakondaiah, and others were present.