Tag: farm sector

Modi government wants to privatise farm sector: Kamal Nath

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Congress president on Thursday alleged that the Centre wants to privatise the farm sector with its three new agri-marketing laws, which are being opposed by thousands of cultivators. Talking to reporters here while announcing the launch of his party’s protest against the government and an awakening drive for farmers which will continue […]

India releases agriculture census data for 2015-16; female participation rising in farm sector

NEW DELHI:The government of India on Monday released agriculture census for 2015-16 that showed a 1.53 per cent decline in total operated area at 157.14 million hectare as compared to 2010-11 data, but a rise in both operational holdings and female participation. The average size of operational holding declined to 1.08 hectares (ha) in 2015-16 […]

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