Agriculture

Agricultural Census in India

June 8, 2017

Agricultural Census is conducted by Ministry Of Agriculture every five years with the participation of states and UTs since  1970 as a part of World Agriculture Census Programme. This involves collection, compilation and tabulation of data in respect of 138 million operational holdings. It is a Central Sector...

Concept of Gross Value Added

March 11, 2016

In January 2015, the MOPSI had released the new series of national accounts, revising the base year from 2004-05 to 2011-12. With this, the GDP at Factor Cost has been replaced by Gross Value Added (GVA). With this change, GDP at market prices is now referred to in GDP in government accounts....

Modi Government and Agriculture

September 13, 2015

To rev up agriculture on a higher growth trajectory one needs to have a clear vision and undertake major initiatives. This can be a sign of true inclusive growth. The government initiative in favour of farmers is apparently lacking. Among the many mass slogans given and programmes...

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