Which state has the largest percentage of agriculture land under irrigation ?

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Punjab has the largest percentage of agriculture land under irrigation.

As per punjabdata.com ” Punjab, the Food Basket of India, is an agrarian state. Agriculture has an important role in the culture and economy of Punjab. In this article, we will present some facts and figures about agriculture in Punjab and crops grown in Punjab. The figures given on this page are according to the data published by government of Punjab.Agriculture and allied fields like dairy, fisheries, animal husbandry are a major source of employment in Punjab. These sectors play an important role in the economy of Punjab, although the percentage contribution of agriculture in the state income is decreasing every year. According to latest figures available (2014-15), the percentage contribution of agriculture to the total state income is 16.78 (GROSS) and 17.65% (NET). The contribution of agriculture and allied industries in state gross domestic product (GDP) at current prices is 27.38%. It was 32.65% in 2004-2005 and is decreasing every year.”

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