How Union budget can aim to double farm income by 20223 min read . Updated: 03 Jul 2019, 05:40 PM IST
Investment in agriculture in real terms has been declining, and a boost is essential to spur rural markets and catapult India into the $5 trillion economy bracket
New Delhi: In one of its first decisions after taking office on 30 May, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government extended its income support scheme for all farmers, regardless of the size of their landholding. Fulfilling this election promise will cost an estimated ₹90,000 crore every year.
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