Working group of Commerce and Industry Ministry suggests measures to increase size of economy to $5 trillion by 2025
According to group's report, agriculture and manufacturing sectors can contribute $1 trillion each
Slowing GDP growth cause for concern; distress 'very much visible in agriculture sector': Kaushik Basu
Basu said India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate has "slowed down" in recent times as "distress was being witnessed" in some sectors
Budget 2018: Agriculture sector to get top priority, to ensure gains reach farmers, says Arun Jaitley
The government’s priority in the budget is to ensure the gains reach the farmers and the growth is visible even in the farm sector
Farmers are struggling hard to meet their input expenses due to a drop in prices of agriculture produce, which agricultural experts attribute to the rising cost of farming, the haphazard use of fertlisers, and failed government policies over the years.