India is poised to be an important partner

Agriculture has played a predominant role in India's economy in terms of employment and livelihood since independence in August 1947. Despite rapid population increase, India's agriculture sector has an impressive long-term record of taking the country out of serious food shortages. This has been possible due to infrastructure, technology, and policy support.

Narinder Chauhan
Published: Wednesday, 07/20/2011 12:00 am EDT

Agriculture has played a predominant role in India's economy in terms of employment and livelihood since independence in August 1947. Despite rapid population increase, India's agriculture sector has an impressive long-term record of taking the country out of serious food shortages. This has been possible due to infrastructure, technology, and policy support.

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