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About Agriculture

Agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for about 58 per cent of India’s population. The Indian food and grocery market is the world’s sixth largest, with retail contributing 70 per cent of the sales. In 2018-19, Government of India is targeting food grain production of 285.2 million tonnes.In terms of food production also, India ranks high- it is the world's second largest fruit producer and the largest producer, consumer and exporter of spices and spice products.

Snapshot

  • 172 Opportunities
  • 8.95 bn USD Worth

Mode of Implementation

  • 144 Others
  • 22 Turnkey
  • 6 EPC
  • 0 PPP
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Irrigation

169 Opportunities

USD 8.95 bn worth

India’s public irrigation sector is one of the largest in the world in terms of number of large reservoirs, total storage capacity and irrigated area.

Agricultural Practices

3 Opportunities

USD 1.77 mn worth

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Policies
  • Creation of Infrastructure for Agro Processing Clusters

    To provide integrated and complete preservation infrastructure facilities from the farm gate to the consumer.

  • Guidelines for Accreditation of Bamboo Nurseries, Tissue Culture Laboratories and Certification of Quality Planting Material, 2019

    The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM)envisages to promote holistic growth of bamboo sector by adoption are specific, regionally differentiated strategy and to increase the area under Bamboo cultivation and strengthening of post harvest management and product development leading to marketing.

  • Revised Operational Guidelines of National Bamboo Mission, 2019

    The National Bamboo Mission (NBM) was launched as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme in 2006-07 and was subsumed under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) during 2014-15 and continued till 2015-16.

  • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

    Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana was launched to provide insurance coverage and financial support to the farmers in the event of failure of any of the notified crop as a result of natural calamities, pests & diseases.

  • Agriculture Export Policy

    To promote exports, increase investments and provide an institutional mechanism for agriculture sector

  • Operation Greens

    To strengthen Tomato, Onion, and Potato (TOP) production clusters, increase food processing capabilities and create a market intelligence network.

  • NABARD

    The Government of India encourages farmers in taking up projects in select areas by subsidizing a portion of the total project cost. All these projects aim at enhancing capital investment, sustained income flow and employment areas of national importance.