Since Independence, one of the primary objectives of India’s agricultural policy has been to improve farmers’ access to institutional credit and reduce their dependence on informal credit.
More than half of India’s workforce is engaged in agriculture and its allied activities. However, the condition of the agricultural community, in the country, is not very encouraging.
Did you know, milk contributes one-fifth to the gross value of agricultural output which is larger than the value of output of rice and wheat put together. In the past four- five decades, India’s dairy sector have seen a significant grown, despite poor access to markets and institutional credit, this progress was possible by millionsRead more
Agriculture the backbone of Indian economy that engages more than 50 percent of the country’s workforce, is losing its preference as the most desired profession. Research shows that more than 40 percent of farmers dislike farming as a profession because of low profits, high risk, and lack of social status, yet they continue with itRead more