Agricultural Sector News
Lockdown impact: With no access to livelihood, small scale fisheries sector needs urgent relief measures from govt
The semi-organised to unorganised fisheries sector, particularly the small scale fishers are worst-hit in any national or global crisis.
India Inc termed the Budget as "growth provoking and welfare inducing"
Jobless growth: Focus on manufacturing instead of services would have spurred employment, reduced poverty
The rapid pace of growth of the services sector was driven due to the liberalisation of the economy in 1991 as outsourcing was found to be particularly lucrative by the developed economies
Doubling farmers’ inflation-adjusted income from the current levels, say in six years, will be possible if the government acts in mission mode.
Noida-based engineer and RTI activist Amit Gupta had sought to know from the bank the amount of agriculture loans given to farmers till 2018 and how much of that had turned NPAs till last year.
Farm distress: Govt must restructure subsidy regime, invest more in rural infrastructure and agricultural research
Speeding up overall economic growth will absorb the slack in the agricultural sector and push up farm wages.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday highlighted the need for carrying out reforms in the WTO at the G-20 summit in Argentina.
Rahul Gandhi says if corporate loans can be waived, why not for farmers too; but does one wrong justify another?
On the issue of farmer distress, Rahul Gandhi’s speech was nothing but good politics and bad economics
Widows of Vidarbha highlights the lesser-known perseverance of the wives of farmers who commit suicide
Instead of buckling under the grief of losing their husbands, the women in Widows of Vidarbha chose to shoulder their burdens and continue working on farms instead | #FirstCulture
Union Budget 2018 focusses on strengthening the rural economy in all aspects including from farmers to the salaried class, cutting across the poor and middle class society
In its quarterly review of the economy, NCAER said prospects for the agricultural sector in 2017-18 remain optimistic on forecast of good rains.
Perhaps the best example of how Rahul Gandhi continues to be clueless about issues he supposedly cares for was when he took his captive kisan audience to Australia where he had visited the world’s largest diamond mines.