Top 10 challenges facing Indian agriculture today
26-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture is a major contributor to the Indian economy, accounting for around 18 percent of the country's GDP and providing employment for around 50 percent of the population.
Accessibility of gene editing technology to diversify food basket, says Dr Ratna Kumria of Alliance for Agri Innovation
28-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture is not only the main occupation for about 45 percent of the global population but the only means of livelihood for many. Its integral not only to rural economy but also to our culture and traditions. Even though agriculture feeds and clothes the world, in its current form it is not a very sustainable activity.
Scope for subscription model in India’s agri sector
07-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Despite the ups and downs of the economy, there are many ways that a successful business can achieve success. Many business owners are now shifting to a subscription-based business model, which is beginning to catch on across the globe.
Role of Agrochemicals: Achieving vision of $5 Trillion economy by 2025
30-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Government of India is planning to celebrate 75 years of Indian Independence in 2022 in a big way wherein the focus will be Agriculture and Rural Development. The Indian Agrochemical Industry has huge unrealized potential for growth due to very low level of agrochemical consumption as compared to global norms.
Agriculture sector shows great resilience during lockdown; time to leverage recovery opportunities
02-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy. With the farm sector registering a growth rate of 3.4 percent in the first quarter when most other sectors were slowing down, shows the resilience that this sector holds. Experts are calling agriculture a bright spot in the current Covid-19 gloom.
India has a robust agriculture, rural economy, says Narendra Singh Tomar
16-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Food Processing Industries, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj today virtually inaugurated India - International Food & Agri Week being organized from 16th to 22nd October 2020.
Unlocking, reforms spur recovery in agri-trade as food inflation nears double-digit
14-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Amid uncertain economic picture, Indian agricultural sector, being viewed by most economist as a sole sweet spot in the Pandemic-hit three-trillion-dollar economy, seems to be rising to the expectations. if the robust recovery since last couple of months is any indication.
Entrepreneurship in agriculture can do wonders for rural economy, says Federation of Seed Industry of India Executive Director
13-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture sector provides food for 1.3 billion people in India as well as support over 60% of the population for their livelihood and plays a crucial role in sustainable growth of the country's economy.
COVID19: Assocham calls for graded opening of economy, support to farm sector in harvest season
24-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Committing itself to work with the Centre and the state governments to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, the Assocham has formulated a calibrated approach for re-opening of the economic activities in phases, putting agriculture adhering to the safety SOPs.
Budget 2020: Export target of USD 14 BN set for aquaculture sector
01-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian finance and corporate affairs minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting 2020-21 budget has set a target of USD 14 billion (INR 1 lakh crore) from blue economy exports.
India Budget 2020: An opportunity to promote efficient farming ideas
01-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
India accounts for 7.39% of total global agricultural output. The contribution of the agriculture sector to the Indian economy is 15.4% much higher than the world average of 6.4% as it employs nearly half of the workforce in the country.
Better Food with Better Management – Cold Chain and its Benefits for Farmers
20-Mar-2019 - 0 Comments.
India is predominantly an agricultural country. However, the emergence and rise of other sectors has led to it no longer having an agriculture driven economy
Budget 2019-20: Allocation for agriculture ministry raised by around 2.5 times
01-Feb-2019 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture continues to be the main driver of the rural economy. Our hard-working farmers, supported by pro-farmer policies of our Government in the past four and half years, have produced agriculture commodities in record quantities