Doubling farmers’ income will be key topic at BusinessLine Agri Summit

Lincoln Wylie

In 2016, Key Minister Narendra Modi set out on his dream to double farmers’ income by 2022. The many years that adopted have been a obstacle for rural India with agri GDP advancement plummeting from 4.27 for every cent in the 2009-fourteen time period to 2.nine for every cent in the 2014-19 time period, with four of the previous six many years viewing below-par monsoons (two deficient and two below-usual monsoons). This has intricate the endeavor for the govt to reach the PM’s mandate.

Govt initiatives

The govt, yet, has been carrying out its bit to make this possible. Less than Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana, involving 2014 and 2019, 40.45 lakh hectares have been moreover brought beneath micro irrigation. That aside, an electronic National Agriculture Market has been established by linking 585 mandis throughout the country on 1 system.

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