agriculture sector productivity

Agriculture sector: Cooperative farming can script success

With the world's largest #cropland and a young #workforce, India can revolutionise its #agriculture sector by taking cues from China's #farming success, writes Dr Aruna Sharma. #agricultureproductivity #farmincome #farmerprotest Read more »
Stubble burning

Choking on smoke: India needs innovative solutions to stubble burning menace

The government cannot turn a blind eye to the practice of stubble burning that chokes the Northern Indian states during winter months. #stubbleburning #environment #agriculture Read more »

Patchy monsoon rains spell trouble for Indian economy

Monsoon rainfall deficiency grips India's agricultural heartland, raising concerns about rural demand and economic growth prospects. #monsoon #agriculture #Indianews #Biparjoy Read more »
agriculture, budget 2023

Budget 2023: Missed opportunities in agriculture

Budget 2023 has cut allocations to the government’s flagship schemes and put the much-needed reforms in #agriculture sector on the back-burner. #Budget2023 Read more »
Budget 2023 and agriculture

Budget 2023: Ten initiatives to turbocharge agriculture

Budget 2023 looks to support India's agriculture sector which faces challenges such as poor infrastructure, limited access to markets, and unfavourable weather conditions. Read more »
Monsoon, agriculture

Budget 2023 must focus on agriculture, rural income

Union Budget 2023 must step up funding for agriculture and rural economy which accounts for a fifth of India's GDP and employs 40% of the workforce. Read more »
Monsoon, agriculture

Budget 2022 has sparks that can trigger farm liberalisation

Budget 2022 does not contain elements of populism to placate angry farmers or woo voters. Read more »
Budget 2023 and agriculture

Budget 2022: A missed opportunity to trigger investment growth in agriculture

Budget 2022 has made an effort to boost growth in agriculture that supports around 140 million households in rural India. Read more »
Repeal of farm laws by Modi government

Repeal of farm laws will impact the future of agriculture reforms

The success of their agitation against the farm laws may embolden farmers to seek more concessions from the government. Read more »
Repeal of farm laws by Modi government

Financial inclusion: Some steps to give farmers access to funds

The government must use technology to ensure that funds offered through its schemes reach small and marginal farmers and offer them benefits of financial inclusion. Read more »