Prerna Terway

Prerna Terway a research assistant at Icrier.

Articles By Prerna Terway

From plate to plough: If you want to help farmers

Loan waivers are poll bait. What is needed is a structured and stable income support policy.

From Plate to Plough: Get smarter on the farm

Supporting agriculture through input subsidies is the ‘dumb’ approach. Priority must now be given to investment in the sector and ensuring farmers have access to the latest technologies.

From Plate to plough: Why bumper harvests spell doom

With a glut in agricultural production, prices have fallen below MSPs. The government needs to get the agri-market right to address the farm crisis

Budget and Framing: The cart before the horse

n the first three years of the Modi government, the average agricultural GDP growth in real terms has been just 1.7 per cent.

Wake up, smell the leakage

Substantial number of interest subvention scheme loans are diverted to non-agricultural uses. Government must switch to an income-support subsidy regime

From Plate to Plough: How to expand inclusion

Building on the Jan Dhan framework, India should move from price to income support

India shining, Part 2

Government must not ignore the warning signs. It needs to double its overall support to farmers and move from price policy to direct income support.

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