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Urvi Shrivastav

The author is an intern with BW Businessworld

Latest Articles By Urvi Shrivastav

Farm Corporatisation And Indian Private Sector

Urvi Shrivastav

Contract farming is getting unpopular due to a gulf in the understanding between private companies and farmers. Let us look at the case of Punjab, one of the main beneficiaries of the Green Revolution of the 1970s.

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Sugar Export Subsidy: A Need Of The Indian Farmer

Urvi Shrivastav

The dues to the sugarcane farmer have accumulated to Rs. 25,000 crores or $3 billion in non-payment for their produce, as per a reply given to a question in Parliament in September of 2020

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Lithium Discovered In India: What Does It Mean For Renewables?

Urvi Shrivastav

India needs lithium to produce lithium-ion batteries used for electrification of transport and storage of renewable energy to boost the nation's efforts towards electrification of transport.

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Target Public Service Delivery: Why Do We Need It?

Urvi Shrivastav

The FCI and the Commission of Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) were set up by the government of India, mainly to improve domestic procurement and storage of food grains.

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Pesticides Management Bill 2020: Polishing The Existing Law

Urvi Shrivastav

India is among the leading producers and consumers of pesticides in Asia, with Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, and Haryana among the states with the highest recorded consumption.

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What Is The Saudi-Russia-America Oil War? How Does It Affect India?

Urvi Shrivastav

Russia refused to comply, and took the opposite route of increasing their production. One may speculate why Russia did that, but experts believe it is to attacks the USA oil industry.

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Germany’s Transition To Renewables, What Can India Pick Up?

Urvi Shrivastav

A developing economy like India, though mainly agriculture based, can take lessons from success as well as failures of other countries, while executing its own energy agenda.

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India's Federal Structure, How Does It Affect Agriculture?

Urvi Shrivastav

Federalism is one of the key pillars of the legislative division of power in the Indian context. It lies in between unitary government, with a strong center, and confederal government with a loose center.

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Why Should India Include Natural Gas In GST?

Urvi Shrivastav

Natural gas is promoted world over today, with the Indian government expanding gas projects at a fast pace.

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Hydroponics: The Unrealised Potential In India

Urvi Shrivastav

Hydroponics is one such way through which we can maximise the use of available resources for efficient agriculture.

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