DMPQ- What are the problems faced by agriculture sector in India? (ECONOMY)

The major problems are as follows:

  • Rudimentary infrastructure and policies leads to slow agricultural growth.
  • The average size of landholding is small.
  • Poor socio economic conditions of farmers.
  • Use of technology is inadequate.
  • No proper management of irrigation.
  • Vulnerability of agriculture sector is high to wards hazards and disaster.
  • Dependence of agriculture on vagaries of monsoon.
  • Non availability of quality seeds.
  • Lack of capital and access to capital.
  • Subsidies benefit taken by the big farmers.
  • Deforestation leading to Soil erosion.
  • Low productivity of Indian agriculture

 

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