Study the graph and answer the following questions:

Production of Food grains in India (Million Tonnes)

(a) In which year did our country cross the 200 million tonnes per year mark in food grain production?

(b) In which decade did India experience the highest decadal increase in food grain production?

(c) Is production increase consistent in India since 2000-2001?

(a) Our country crossed the 200 million tonnes per year mark in food-grains production in the decade of 2000-2010.The production rose from 196 million tons in 2000-01 to 245 million tons in 2010-11.

(b) The decade of 2000 to 2010 saw the highest decadal increment in the production tonnage. The decade of 1980 to 1990 saw the highest rate of growth in terms of percentage growth.

(c) Production increase has not been consistent since 2000-01. The first decade after 2000 saw exemplary increase but later to that the growth has somewhat stagnated and it even saw a downfall in the years 2012-13 and 2014-15.