Indian farmers need government support

Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Self-reliance in agriculture first step towards economic power

India must target higher farm exports, import substitution to become truly self-reliant and to fulfil its economic promise. Read more »
Agricultural reforms in India.

Dilution of Essential Commodities Act may result in lawlessness

The Union government seems to have abdicated its responsibilities and is encroaching on the state governments’ turf. Read more »
agriculture reforms

Indian agriculture needs a comprehensive strategy

Attempts to remove bottlenecks faced by the farming community are welcome, but the policy makers should note get distracted from the need of a long-term strategy for agriculture. Read more »
Indian farmers hot by coronavirus outbreak

Impoverished farmer and high product retail prices the new normal

Without a steady flow of funds and farm labour, agriculture sector could post negative growth this financial year. Read more »
India agriculture exempted from lockdown.

The government exempts farming, allied activities from lockdown

The government eased the curbs for farm sector to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential items to the common man and to cushion the impact of the lockdown. Read more »