Doubling Farmers Income – “Time Plays Critical Role”
In the Bareilly Rally on February 2015, Narendra Modi has given a larger than life vision of doubling farmers’ income. There had been steps by government to achieve this vision but there is a section of economists that has termed it not feasible. BW Businessworld has done a reality check of the entire vision of doubling farmers’ income. Speaking on the roundtable former agriculture secretary of India Siraj Hussain, former member of planning commission Prof Abhijit Sen, Neeraja Adidam Joint Secretary of Agriculture Government of India Prof Nilabja Ghosh from Institute of Economic Growth along with R.G. Agarwal Chairman of Dhanuka Agritech have shared their opinions on the burning issue.