PK Joshi

Agriculture marketing is really the key

Recent state elections have made it very clear that the key agenda of the coming Lok Sabha elections will revolve around the farm sector.

Opinion News

Budget 2018: Higher MSPs are welcome, bring cheers to farmers

Budget 2018: On expected lines, the Budget 2018-19 aimed at strengthening agriculture and rural economy. Agriculture deserves serious attention as roughly half of the population is dependent on it for food security and liveli

Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley presented Union Budget on Feb 1 News

Agricultural reforms: Why eastern India needs a Green Revolution

Eastern India is waiting for Green Revolution to improve food security and reduce poverty. A large fraction of the population in this part of the country is dependent on agriculture for food and livelihood security.

green revolution, green revolution in east india, green revolution required in eastern india News

To frame a model contract farming law, precondition to make it business-friendly

The NITI Aayog is currently preparing a new model contract farming law—the earlier one was recommended 14 years ago—to revamp the system of firm farm linkages in the Indian agriculture sector.

Opinion News

Modi govt’s big farming initiative: Are we ready for a national agriculture market?

Lack of preparedness on infrastructure front means the National Agriculture Market (NAM) could face hurdles similar to GST on revenue, expenses and authority domains

Modi govt’s big farming initiative: Are we ready for a national agriculture market?

Budget shows clear road map to protect farmers against risks

It is a matter of serious concern that agricultural incomes are falling and there is a widespread farmers’ distress across different parts of India due to subsequent droughts...

Budget 2016 News

Controlling the pulse of pulses

While long-term solution will rely on increasing production, an outlay of a mere Rs 700 crore in the Union Budget can start restructuring the pulses sector

Budget 2016 News

5 changes that may bring agriculture back on track in 2016

Turning agriculture around should be the top priority of government in the new year.

Plastic in agriculture News

Column: Raising the pulse profit

The govt must push private sector participation in the pulse value-chain for better farm-gate prices

Column: Raising the pulse profit
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