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In A Continental Country Like India, One Size Fits All Farm Laws Will Not work--Y.K Alagh

Agriculture in India has traditionally been the playground of politics. What was required-- a few clean policies that empower Indian farmers, open the scope and take the fruits of Indian farmer to the global market. Instead, it became the de-facto sector for MSP- subsidy-only-policy that harmed the sector. And the alarming fact that India’s wastage of major agricultural produce was about INR 92,651 crore in 2016, called for reforms and measures. What is then three Bills offer? A reform, finally, is opposed by a section of farmers in India. Where is agri-technology and last-mile chain of cold storage? BW Businessworld's Manish Kumar Jha raises such issues with Y. K Alagh, a former union minster who laid down fundamentals in setting policies as the chairman of Agricultural Prices Commission.

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"Improving Livelihoods For Smallholder Farming Households" Punit Gupta, Country Director, TechnoServe India

India has approximately 126 million smallholder farmers, accounting for ~86% of total operational holdings in the country.

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Those opposing Agriculture Bills against prosperity of farmers: Amit Shah

Those opposing Agriculture Bills against prosperity of farmers: Amit Shah

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Centre Approves Rs 795 Crore Drought Assistance To Karnataka

A decision in this regard was taken in the High Level Committee (HLC) meeting, headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Finance minister Arun Jaitley, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and senior officers were also present at the meeting.

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Govt Sees Record Foodgrain Output At 271.98 Million Tonnes For 2016-17

India's foodgrain output is likely to hit a record 271.98 million tonnes in the 2016-17 crop year ending June, buoyed by good monsoon after two years of drought

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