Low cotton productivity is a serious issue: Naidu1 min read 13 Apr 2022, 01:15 AM IST
Naidu’s remarks come against the backdrop of international cotton prices nearly doubling over the last one year owing to a spike in global demand, impacting domestic apparel producers
Vice president Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday flagged problems with India’s cotton production as a “serious issue", with average yields falling well below the global average even as prices soar. Urging industry and government to analyze the situation on a priority, he pressed for technology and research intervention besides proper seeds and counselling for farmers.
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