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Headline : Time for India to relook the agricultural sector Editorial 30th Mar’19 FinancialExpress

Details :

India’s progress in agriculture:

But time has come to relook at agriculture in India:

 

Measuring productivity:

Productivity in agriculture can be looked at in two ways:

  1. On a per hectare basis – India lags but is doing ok
  1. On a per farm worker basis – India is doing very poorly

 

Ways to improve per-farm productivity

  1. Farms need to get bigger:
  1. Reducing wastage by strengthening supply chains:
  1. Taking farmers out of farming:

 

Conclusion:

 

Importance:

GS Paper III: Economy

 

Section : Editorial Analysis
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