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Why Is It Time For A Digital Revolution In Agriculture

Indian food and agriculture industry has made significant strides in the last three decades. The Green revolution in the early 1960s helped us secure the food requirement for years to come. India’s Agricultural GDP increased at an annual rate of 3 percent between 1980 and 2012, making India the thir...

Author(s) : Rajiv Tevtiya 

Decoding Agritech - The Present And Future Of Indian Agriculture.

Agritech is short for “agricultural technology.” It involves all the technology, modern products, and services used in agriculture to increase yield, efficiency, and profitability.

Author(s) : Siddhant Bhalinge 

How Startups are Changing Face of Agriculture in India.

India holds the record for the second-largest agricultural land in the world, with around 60% rural Indian households making their living from agriculture thus creating a huge scope for agritech startups in the country.

Author(s) : , Inc42 Media 

Composite Water Management Index

Composite Water Management Index ccan be used as a tool to assess and further improve the performance in efficient management of water resources.

Author(s) : NITI Aayog 

Draft National Food Processing Policy

Food Processing Industry in India is increasingly seen as a potential source for driving the rural economy as it brings about synergy between the consumer, industry and agriculture. The need at present is for a comprehensive National Food Processing Policy that would be an effective step to cata...

Author(s) : Ministry of Food Processing Industries MOFPI 

Speech of Shri Radha Mohan Singh Hon’ble Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister on the Inauguration of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, West Tripura

Inauguration of Krishi Vigyan Kendras were done at Tripura. Many schemes were launched for the state and these were announced by the Minister.

Author(s) : R. Singh 

Report on Drought Mitigation Strategy for Bundelkhand Region of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

Analysis of the various data sets revealed occurrence of severe meteorological, hydrological and agricultural droughts which built up cumulatively over the past four years. Participatory integrated watershed management for in-situ conservation of the rainwater, recharging of about 2.8 lakh dug wells...

Author(s) : National Rainfed Area Authority NRAA 

Road Map of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana

Strategies formulated in the present roadmap for storage, conveyance and on-farm applications of water would facilitate Har Khet Ko Pani with increased water-use efficiency. Extension, Renovation and Modernization (ERM) and CAD&WM projects would lead to additional irrigation coverage. Further, fa...

Author(s) : NITI Aayog 

Need for Women Inclusive Planning in Agriculture

Though women are the major performers,none of the sectors have any database of the women participants engaged in these farm based livelihoods. It is important to note that each category of women involved in agriculture is with different priorities of needs and challenges which otherwise underline t...

Author(s) : Geethakutty P.S. 

Draft Model: The State/UT Agricultural Produce Marketing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2016

An act to provide for geographically restriction-free transaction of agricultural produce across the State/UT and country; to give freedom to the agriculturists to sell their produce across time and space; to enhance transparency in trade operations and price settlement mechanism through adoption of...

Author(s) : Department of Agriculture and Cooperation GoI 

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Agriculture

Agriculture, also called farming or husbandry, is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinals and other products used to sustain and enhance human life.