http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra-pradesh/2019/jul/13/economic-survey-indicates-agrarian-crisis-brewing-in-andhra-pradesh-2003301.html AP SocioEconomicalSurvey 2018-19 Even though agriculture sub-sector registered negative growth, agriculture broad sector, which includes allied sectors, managed 10.78 per cent growth, with better performance of fisheries, livestock. Published: 13th July 2019 07:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th July 2019 10:56 AM  |  A+A A- A farmer prepares his land for farming ahead of the Monsoon at Undavalli …

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https://www.epw.in/journal/2019/26-27/review-rural-affairs/statewise-report-cards-ecological-sustainability.html The dependence of agriculture on natural resources requires sustainable management of these resources for risk mitigation and management, particularly in the context of increasing farmer distress and vulnerability to risks associated with climate change. Using a framework of indicators in the domains of pest management, fertiliser use, soil health, water conservation, biodiversity, and efficient …

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If a high tension electric line passes on through the farm land it can have serious impacts on the health of  the crop, animals and human beings  and can also effect real estate value some more articles [wpdm_package id=’853′] How HV transmission lines affects humans and plants? [wpdm_package id=’854′] In such conditions farmers need to …

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https://thewire.in/environment/the-four-ways-in-which-indias-water-blessings-are-turning-into-disasters India’s water resources establishment, led by the Big Dam ideologues at the Central Water Commission, has ensured that the government doesn’t even acknowledge that groundwater is the country’s water lifeline. Water being let out of the Chimmini Dam in Thrissur, Kerala, 2008. Credit: arunar/Flickr, CC BY 2.0 Himanshu Thakkar Blessings are complicated. They come …

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https://thewire.in/agriculture/economic-survey-water-agriculture It says the cropping pattern in India is currently skewed heavily in favour of crops that are water intensive. Representational image. Credit: Michael Foley/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 The Wire Staff New Delhi: The Economic Survey of 2018-19 tabled on Thursday has recommended that the efficiency of water use in agriculture be improved. It has argued that currently, …

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https://thewire.in/labour/simplifying-minimum-wage-system-will-reduce-inequality-economic-survey The survey calls for setting up of a National Floor Level Minimum Wage and endorses the Code on Wages Bill. Chhaya Kharade, 36, an unemployed farm labourer poses with her sickle inside her house in Chincholi, March 12, 2019. Image: Reuters/Danish Siddiqui The Wire Staff New Delhi: The Economic Survey for 2018-2019 has a dedicated …

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https://thewire.in/labour/budget-2019-economic-survey-mgnregs-aadhaar-direct-benefit-transfer The survey also conferred a lot of credit on the Centre’s move in 2015 to implement direct benefit transfer and Aadhaar-linked payments when it comes to workers’ wages. Women building a pond as part of MGNREGA work. Representational image. Photo: UN Women/Gaganjit Singh The Wire Staff GOVERNMENT LABOUR 3 HOURS AGO New Delhi: In tacit …

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Indian organic food market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 23% by 2023, on account of favorable government policies supporting organic farming coupled with rising land area under organic cultivation. http://www.businessworld.in/article/Global-Organic-Food-Market-To-Reach-262-85-Billion-By-2022/04-07-2019-172824/ 04July, 2019 by Chirag Arora Print this articleFont size –16+ The organic products market in India has been growing at a CAGR of …

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