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Growth in Agri GVA deflator shows a declining trend in comparison to growth in other sectoral GVA deflators

Growth in Agri GVA deflator shows a declining trend in comparison to growth in other sectoral GVA deflators

March 18, 2019

Recent studies and media reports have confirmed that Indian farmers are facing non-remunerative and sometimes falling prices. A past news alert by the Inclusive Media for Change team indicated deflation in wholesale prices of 8 kharif crops (viz. maize, arhar, moong, urad, groundnut, soybean, sunflower seed and Niger seed) on average between 2016-17 and 2018-19. Based on data analysis, that news alert also demonstrated how the rural areas have witnessed a higher rate of inflation in services (such as health...

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Apart from inconsistent data on coverage from different sources, target was not achieved in case of PMKSY-Per Drop More Crop

February 28, 2019
Apart from inconsistent data on coverage from different sources, target was not achieved in case of PMKSY-Per Drop More Crop

How is it possible that we get different figures on area brought under micro-irrigation pertaining to the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)-Per Drop More Crop (PDMC)--a scheme which is implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare? The dashboard (https://pmksy.gov.in/mis/frmDashboard.aspx) of PMKSY-Per Drop More Crop clearly shows that 11.25...

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