Overview: Agriculture, with its allied sectors, is the largest livelihood provider in India. Most of the industries also depend upon the sector for their raw materials. Investments in technology development, irrigation infrastructure, modern agricultural practices and provision of agricultural credit are the major factors related to agriculture growth.
Few Facts: Today, India ranks second worldwide in farm output and ranked within the world’s five largest producers of over 80% of agricultural produce items, including many cash crops such as coffee and cotton, in 2010 Agriculture and allied sectors like forestry and fisheries accounted for 16.6% of the GDP in 2009 and accounted for […]
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