India hopes farming can boost its economy. It may not be enough
- For now, better-than-normal rains have set the stage for bumper food grain output, with the area under monsoon-sown crops
- While a good harvest will help put a lid on inflation by checking food prices, it also means lower income for farmers and allied workers who make up 70% of the country’s workforce
India’s agriculture sector isn’t the bright spot in the economy that many think it may be.
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