Tag: Agriculture

Landmark Reforms in Indian Agriculture

Notes from a Live Webinar co-hosted by Axis Bank and agribazaar The panel was represented by senior government officials, investors, developmental agencies, agri-industrialists and a banker. The reforms undertaken by the Government were outlined and explained by the four Secretaries to the Government of India. These reforms have been variously called the “watershed moment”, “1991 moment”, and the “unshackling” of Indian agriculture, especially since … Read More Landmark Reforms in Indian Agriculture

Meeting change in food habits

The Hindu Business Line India needs to diversify its agriculture, break out of the cereals trap The country’s agriculture has mostly revolved around inputs required to make farming viable and successful. But it is high time that agriculture is viewed from the perspective of the output that country wants from the sector. Nutrition guidelines that the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) lays down specify … Read More Meeting change in food habits

Time ripe for agriculture

The Economic Times The outlook for agriculture in India is changing: price rises are lifting realisations , which are being reinvested in productivity growth. The outlook for agriculture in India is changing: price increases are lifting realisations, which, in turn, are being reinvested in productivity enhancements. Small changes in the agricultural value chain can add up to a substantial improvement in yield and productivity. … Read More Time ripe for agriculture