AGRICULTURE

our role

AG priorities agriculture as we are an agrarian economy. We promote it  with state of the art technology. The history of Agriculture in India dates back to the Indus Valley Civilization. India ranks second worldwide in farm outputs. As per data released in the year 2018, agriculture employed 50% of the Indian work force and contributed 17–18% to country’s GDP. We propagate modern agricultural production techniques and scientific methods of farming for increasing crop output; making our farmers self-reliant.

About the industry

Agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for about 58% of India’s population. Gross Value Added (GVA) by agriculture, forestry and fisheries was estimated at Rs. 19.48 lakh crore (US$ 276.37 billion) in FY20 (PE). Growth in GVA in agriculture and allied sectors stood at 4% in FY20. India is expected to achieve the ambitious goal of doubling farm income by 2022. The agriculture sector in India is expected to generate better momentum in the next few years due to increased investment in agricultural infrastructure such as irrigation facilities, warehousing and cold storage. Furthermore, with the increase in the use of hi-tech equipment and IT enabled tools shall lead to an improvement in the agricultural yield for Indian farmers.