Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said; that despite of the normal rainfall this year, the production of food wouldn’t be affected. In fact the food production is expected to increase as compared to the last year’s food production.

He added that, this year sowing has been reasonably good so the production of food is not affected despite of the less than normal rain.

Accurate figure will be known at the end of the season.

Jaitley was also asked about the rainfall this year for which he replied that July had experienced a fair amount of rain but August and September wasn’t much satisfactory. But from past two or three days, the rainfall has notably increased.