The writer is chair professor for agriculture at ICRIER. Views are personal
A major overhaul of the crop insurance system is needed. This is a good time to do so
To invest more in agriculture, Union government has to reorient food and fertiliser subsidies by moving to cash transfers.
Budget should have rationalised food-fertiliser subsidies to raise agri-investment.
Administered prices and subsidy policies have landed the fertiliser industry in trouble. It is time to decontrol and unshackle.
The Gujarat model continues to generate more heat than light.
Rising costs of labour must be absorbed by increased agricultural productivity
For the sugar sector to grow,its players must buy and sell freely
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