Reetika KheraSudha NarayananPrankur GuptaDECEMBER 19, 2020 00:02 ISTUPDATED: DECEMBER 19, 2020 10:00 IST https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/msp-the-factoids-versus-the-facts/article33367929.ece The debate on agricultural issues must take into account the changed geography of procurement and the seller’s profile According to one definition, a factoid is “an item of unreliable information that is reported and repeated so often that it becomes accepted as …

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For 12 Indian states, the loss in state GDP in the current fiscal is mainly due to the rural areas, says the research report by State Bank of India. REMYA NAIR 3 September, 2020 7:37 pm New Delhi: India’s rural economy may be losing steam after leading the economic recovery in the first few months of the …

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by Sivakumar Surampudi  – May 27, 2020, 5:34 pm237SHARES Wheat farmer https://swarajyamag.com/ideas/farmers-will-grow-what-the-markets-want-what-modi-governments-agriculture-reforms-will-achieve Snapshot The farm sector is destined for stirring changes, in the aftermath of the FM’s recent policy announcements. Here’s a look at how it will impact the ground realities. Someone once quipped, “We won’t be able to capture the opportunities presented by the twenty-first century food …

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As per industry reports, India organic food market, which currently sized at 6000 crores is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 25% during 2016-2021. http://bwdisrupt.businessworld.in/article/Scope-of-Growth-in-Organic-Farming-in-India/27-03-2018-144673/ 27March, 2018by Pooja Mehta Dwivedi Print this articleFont size –16+ The last couple of years have seen a massive growth of demand in the organic food industry, especially in the …

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Sudha Narayanan and Nirupam Mehrotra 2019 Loan Waivers and Bank Credit In the past decade, farm loan waivers have become a policy instrument to alleviate the financial distress of farmers. Despite agreement on the theoretical rationale for such debt forgiveness and its deep contextual relevance, many fear that in the long run, loan waivers might …

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Growth projections for India have been cut due to the pervasive economic slowdown across segments (consumer durables, auto, and biscuits) and officials are not confident of achieving the target. Moneycontrol News@moneycontrolcom https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/imf-questions-indias-tax-revenue-esimates-report-4365591.html Representative Image The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised doubts over India’s steep tax revenue collection estimates for 2019-20, according to a report in Business Standard. …

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Rural indebtedness and dependence on private moneylenders is an age-old problem in India. For more than 100 years now, the Central Government and the Reserve Bank of India have been making efforts to enhance institutional credit in rural areas particularly to assist in agricultural operations. It began with the enactment of the Co-operative Credit Societies …

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Updated: February 28, 2018 4:31:38 AM https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/why-improving-soil-health-is-critical/1082299/ The pressures of constantly increasing production have resulted in a persistent decline in soil fertility—a major challenge that Indian agriculture is facing. Increasing penetration of agricultural inputs has helped Indian farmers achieve record foodgrain production. Increasing penetration of agricultural inputs has helped Indian farmers achieve record foodgrain production. …

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https://www.teriin.org/article/reversing-land-degradation-india 30 Jul 2019 Mr S Vijay Kumar Nearly one-third of area in India faces the threat of land degradation Land degradation and desertification in India are among the biggest challenges At the behest of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, ISRO’s Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad along with partner institutes took up the …

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