Rural respite: Rabi crops boost farm income

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Published: July 21, 2020 8:47 AM

At a time when the country is in the throes of a prolonged Covid-19 crisis, rural India seems averting another distress period.

Rabi crops, farm income, Covid 19 crisis, MSPs, Higher market prices, mandi price of rabi cropsMandi prices of key rabi crops are not only above the respective MSPs, but are significantly higher than the year-ago level.

At a time when the country is in the throes of a prolonged Covid-19 crisis, rural India seems averting another distress period. Mandi prices of key rabi crops are not only above the respective MSPs, but are significantly higher than the year-ago level.

Higher market prices, coupled with robust production, are boosting farmer’s income and profitability.

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