A recent study showed that proper pricing based on energy of production and equating farming wages to Industrial wages may be beneficial for the farmers. The crops yield in this practice are mainly consumed by the farmer and his family with very little surplus left for sale in the market. By 2000, Indian farms were adopting wheat varieties capable of yielding 6 tonnes of wheat per hectare. In short, we can say that the prosperity of the country will depend upon the prosperity of agriculture. Farmers in developed economies of Europe and the United States receive 64% to 81%. The Britishers started the commercial crops.
Facilitating agricultural diversification to higher-value commodities: Encouraging farmers todiversify to higher value commodities will be a significant factor for higher agricultural growth, particularly in rain-fed areas where poverty is high. So a sense of security can be developed as the country can be rest assured that they can accomplish the needs of the citizens. The low level of mechanization and dependence of manpower in our agriculture required a large quantity of labor. The Cambridge survey of world migration. Public Broadcasting Service, United States. Indian agriculture suffers from numerous problems, i. It is providing employment to many of the people.
A high number of suicides are reported in areas where there is high commercialisation of agriculture and high peasant debt. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Earlier, education was available only to the elites in society, and a large majority of poor and marginalized people remained illiterate. A few merchants began to trade in sugar — a luxury and an expensive spice in Europe until the 18th century. O offered ample opportunities to India to expand its export market. Growth in milk production, at about 4% per annum, has been brisk, but future domestic demand is expected to grow by at least 5% per annum.
Absolute advantage, Comparative advantage, David Ricardo 975 Words 7 Pages The most important factor in any planning for India's development and economic uplift is that of turning a hungry, discontented people into a happy, well-fed one. We are still self-relient on ourselves, with such a massive population. The suicide rate is higher among the farmers who are involved in cash crop farming than those who grow food crops. Poorly maintained irrigation systems and almost universal lack of good extension services are among the factors responsible. It began with the decision to adopt superior yielding, disease resistant wheat varieties in combination with better farming knowledge to improve productivity.
Contribution to Foreign Exchange Resources: Agricultural sector constitutes an important place in the country's export trade. However, increasing competition for water between industry, domestic use and agriculture has highlighted the need to plan and manage water on a river basin and multi-sectoral basis. In addition, the sector recruits about 50% of the entire manpower. Also it is a creative source of earning. Thus, economic development depends on the rate at which agriculture grows. Contribution to National Income: From the very beginning, agriculture is contributing a major portion to our national income.
Today, India ranks second worldwide in farm output. So, it is also making India proud in the sector of agriculture. Rice productivity in India was less than half that of China. There are also special horticultural universities in India like Nauni University in Himachal Pradesh etc. Also a heave rain fall can destroy the crop. There is too little connection between research and extension, or between these services and the private sector. Importance of Agriculture in India is realised by everyone when Mr.
There is a need for initiating the process agricultural rehabilitation which should consist effecting improvements on several fronts, in inquest, in social institutions and in reducing de graphic pressures. The per capita supply of rice every year in India is now higher than the per capita consumption of rice every year in Japan. One of the biggest impacts is soil exhaustion which means depletion of nutrients in the soil due to farming of same crops again and again. India is the second largest fruit producer in the world. In 1950-51, agriculture and allied activities contributed about 59 per cent of the total national income.
Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, India. The claimed Chinese and Indian yields have yet to be demonstrated on 7 hectare farm lots and that these are reproducible over two consecutive years on the same farm. Ale, Beer, Beer style 1313 Words 4 Pages Indian Tribes : Among the 68 million citizens of India who are members of tribal groups, the Indian tribal religious concepts, terminologies, and practices are as varied as the hundreds of tribes, but members of these groups have one thing in common: they are under constant pressure from the major organized religions. The contribution of agriculture in national income in case of some development countries are as follows. Without agriculture, there is no culture.