The birth anniversary of former Prime minister of India Chaudhary Charan Singh on December 23rd, marks National Farmers’ Day or Kisan Diwas. While all the other sectors contracted during the COVID- 19 pandemic period, agriculture alone performed well and provided vital support to the economy. Agriculture being a State subject, Government of India supplements the efforts of States through appropriate policy measures and budgetary support. And in today’s edition we will track the growth of the farm sector, reforms and the challenges ahead.
1. Dr. Vinod Kumar Singh, Head, Division of Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)
2. Sandip Das, Agriculture Expert (Research & Policy Analyst)
Anchor:- Kriti Mishra
Producer:- Sagheer Ahmad