Agricultural status of India
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Published by National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation, Dept. of Science & Technology in Kolkata .
Written in English


  • Agriculture -- India,
  • Agricultural geography -- India,
  • Agriculture -- India -- Maps

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Statementedited by P. Nag.
ContributionsNag, Prithvish., National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation (India)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23219155M
LC Control Number2009312223

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Agriculture contributes around 17% to GDP and continues to be among the most important and success-ful sectors in India. Around 58% of the Indian population depend on agriculture for their livelihood. Apart from delivering the local industries with top quality raw materials for processing, agriculture provides almost 10% of total export earnings. Agriculture in India. In the production of agricultural products was approximately worth RS 38 billion, hence, making India the seventh largest agricultural exporter. India is second in agricultural outputs and therefore GDP of the country is based on agriculture. Rice, Milk, Sugar Cane and Wheat are the crops yielding highest outputs. Indian Horticultural May-June भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान परिषद् की प्रमुख तकनीकियो का आर्थिक प्रभाव: Releases made during ICAR 92nd Foundation Day: Landscape of Higher Agricultural Education in India: DARE-ICAR Global Reach. India has a national tradition bound to agriculture fertility. In the North, the Indus valley and Brahmaputra region are critical agricultural areas graced by the Ganges and monsoon season. Based on World Bank data, only % of India's gross domestic product (GDP) is accounted for by agricultural production. Yet for a majority of the country, an estimated 72% of the billion people.

  Status of Farm Mechanization in Indian Agriculture Authors: RK Sahni 1, A Patel 2, Manoj Kumar 1, DS Thorat 1 and Vijay Kumar 1 1 Scientist, 2SRF ICAR-Central Institute of agricultural Engineering, Bhopal Introduction India ranks second in the world as far as farm production is concerned but the economic contribution of agriculture to India's GDP is declining continuously with . Indian Agriculture- Status, Importance and Role in Indian Economy 7. Significance for trade and transport. 8. Source of revenue for the government- 4. Conclusion 1. Change is happening in rural India but it has still a long way to go 2. Agriculture has benefited from improved farming techniques but the growth is not equitable 3. agriculture in India have remained consistently high and agricultural price policy in India has been on the whole favourable to the surplus producing farmers. Year after year, the Government of India gave higher procurement prices than those recommended by the Agricultural Prices Commission, appointed by the Government to advise it on price and. Some salient facts about Agricultural scenario Agriculture is the largest provider of livelihood in rural India It contributes 25 percent to India’s GDP It is still dependent primarily on the monsoons The growth in agricultural production has been stagnant for the past several years. The drought in north and western parts in FY09 created shortages in supply of food.

The book Agricultural and Rural Development in India Since traces developments in Indian agriculture and the transformation of rural India since its independence. My overall impression of this book is that it is an excellent reference guide for readers with an interest in Indian agriculture. Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, is the nodal agency to collate and analyze data on various aspects of Indian agriculture. Its annual flagship publication “Agricultural Statistics at a Glance” provides a wide coverage of data on important parameters, like area, production and. Agricultural Research & Technology: Open Access Journal How to cite this article: Avinash s, Monoj S, Sheelawati M, Nirupa K. Present and Past Status of Indian Agriculture. Agri Res & Tech:Open Access J. ; 17(4): DOI: /ARTOAJ diligent or competent Indian farmers that shares revenue to the nation. Agriculture is the backbone of the state economy in India, Indiastat Provides data on Agriculture Area, Production, Institutional Finance, Wages, Social Status, and Gender in India A collection of election & reference books in print, eBook and Web based access formats.