agriculture

Horticulture sector must focus on global competitiveness

Prof Sukhpal Singh, IIM Ahmedabad, feels that the horticulture Cluster Development Programme introduced by the government should go beyond the focus on production to identifying new markets, improve t...

Labour-Shortage-in-Indian-Agriculture
Green Revolution 2.0 – A movement towards sustainable agriculture

The future of farming is going to be sustainability- focused and tech-led. The seeds are already being sown to promote sustainable agriculture and climate-resilient systems. Policies, technology and I...

Labour-Shortage-in-Indian-Agriculture
Technology in Indian agriculture should not displace labour

Jayan Jose Thomas, Professor of Economics at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, asserts that on a macro basis, India does not face labour shortage, though it may be relevant for specific region...

Dr Arpita Mukherjee TPCI IBT
Sustainable agriculture practices should be investor friendly

Dr Arpita Mukherjee, Professor at ICRIER, opines that while businesses understand the concept of risk, they also need reasonable chances of success if they invest in sustainable agriculture practices....

Prof Brajesh Jha
Demand for agricultural labour in India is highly skewed

Prof. Brajesh Jha, Institute of Economic Growth, asserts that labour shortage is a critical issue to be tackled for strengthening India's agriculture sector. He suggests that the non-agricultural sect...

Jagdish N. Sheth Manufacturing
India can leverage contract farming to boost value added exports

Prof Jagdish Sheth takes a deep dive on the various models of contract farming that have evolved in the US over the past two centuries. If done right, he believes that it can help India exploit its un...

Dr-Arpita-Mukherjee_UK_TPCI
India needs to ban pesticides & fertilisers banned in key importing markets

Prof Arpita Mukherjee, ICRIER, cautions that adhering to importing country standards on maximum residue limits (MRLs), or countering them scientifically is critical to India’s ambitions of ramping u...

TPCI_Indian_Economy
Indian Economy- What has Quarter 2 brought?

India has entered into recession for the first time since 1996. But, Q2 has shown signs of a comeback for all sectors, except financial, real estate & professional services and public administration, ...

Indian export pharma and food sector
Mixed bag for India’s exports so far in pandemic year

As India endeavours to stem the decline in exports of key sectors like engineering goods, gems & jewellery, readymade garments and leather, it has an opportunity to capitalise on the positive trend in...

Jagdish N. Sheth Manufacturing
Revitalising Indian manufacturing: Modernisation of home, farm and factory

Prof Jagdish Sheth suggests that India must prioritise modernising the farm, strengthening consumer-facing sectors and making its factories smart to progress towards the higher end of the manufacturin...

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