Farmers' Income: Will India be able to double it in next 5 years?

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Bala said:   6 years ago
Yes, it is necessary to encourage farmers for the growth of the nation.

Piya said:   6 years ago
Farming and the farmers are the mainbackbone of Indian economy but on the bases of income scale farmers stand on the lowest position. Due to the increase in population farmers lands are day by day decreasing in size. If the land was not their then the existence of farmers are moving towards the dark zone area. If the condion remains same in upcoming years then we will definitely seen the heavy decrement in the farming work because farmers are not able to earn their minimum livelihood.

Arpit Argal said:   6 years ago
With increase in foreign trade and export of food items and vegetables being facilitated because of refrigerated shipping containers as a result of increase in globalization. I believe farmers will benefit from this by increasing their production levels and gaining the advantage of a larger platform for them - the global market.

Bhim said:   6 years ago
Agriculture land is decreasing day by day due to increase in the population. If the income will be double or more than now then it would not that much affect to them because of the inflation in the economy. The main aim of the government should provide that policy by which farmers can save their money for the future purposes.

Farmers take loan from the moneylenders at the highest interest rates and affect a lot to them because that is the liability for them to return the money with the high interest whether the crop grown or not.

Sonali said:   6 years ago
Hi all.

My name is Sonali.

At present, farmers income is not enough to fulfil their basic needs. For Eg: their children's education, farmers are unable to give proper education to their children, due to increasing prices of school fees.

Currently, farmers are suffering from lack of facilities, farmers are suffering from a dearth in most of the villages in Maharashtra.

If this conditions would be the same, then I think it is not possible to double farmers income in next 5 years.

Swarnalata khuntia said:   6 years ago
Yes, I think that can be done. As we know India is best in technological sector. So applying advanced technology the new youngsters can do farming which is helpful for farmers and also for our economical strength. Also, we all change our mentality and not depending upon government Job we also do agriculture for which the dream for our nation can be fulfilled. Thank you.

Vikash pal said:   6 years ago

I am Vikash Pal BE student from RGPV Bhopal.

Now a day people are getting lazy, workless in the field of farming, agriculture. And the most of people depends on the rainy session because they have not facilities for watering, boring, canal and electricity. If a farmer takes KCC loan. They have to pay with more interest because the crop is also ruin due to globalization.


S. Chandini said:   6 years ago
The goal is achievable if the farmers adopt and use modern technology in cultivation like drip irrigation as it will direct the maximum utilisation of water with minimum quantity. Water is like god, we have no right to waste it. The focus will then be on more crop per water for every farm doubling farmers income.

To double the farmers income by improving technology, increasing milk production, use of solar light, honey production.

Increase afforestation by planting more trees along river banks to avoid soil erosion during floods.

Nikunj Senjaliya said:   6 years ago
In india, there is no fix agriculture policy, first of all we have to settle this. Second thing is that by not only increased prices of crops will going to help farmers because due to inflation they will not increase their buing capacity. Rather than we have to introduce new and efficient technologies to farming that reduce the wastage of crops and increase the production rate.

Another thing is that we have to strengthen our system to provide the MSP to correct people, not to traders.

We should reduce the tax slab (currently 18%) on the agriculture equipments and fertilizers and pesticides to reduce the production cost of crops.

Payal said:   6 years ago
To increase farmer's income, present government has increased the MSP of crops. With 'make in India' program, government has made many industries to depend on farmers for raw materials. Not only domestic companies but foreign companies like Walmart also depend upon farmers for various products. With the help of digitalisation, it has been made possible for the farmers to know the prevailing market prices of their products in the market. This helps them to sell their output at reasonable price. Also, they can know about the weather conditions as well because of digitalisation.

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