The author retired as Union Agriculture Secretary. He is Visiting Senior Fellow, ICRIER
"The present situation is unprecedented and presents an opportunity to prove that technology has enabled the Government to provide food security to the poor."
The Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana in Modi-I did provide a fillip to 99 long-pending projects
Several Expert Group reports are with the government and there is an urgent need to build a consensus on water policies