Crop insurance

As farmers lost interest, the area under the flagship crop insurance scheme fell 17% in the two years to kharif 2018. (Photo: Hindustan Times)

Crop insurance flaws fuel farm distress

10 min read . 19 Nov 2019
It is clear that we will have to wait till 2019 for deep agricultural reforms. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint
Investment in agriculture and related areas has fallen as a share of public spending. Photo: PTI

The rising agrarian distress in India

4 min read . 28 Feb 2018