Agriculture

India holds the second largest agricultural land (179.9 million hectares) in the world.

Agriculture Sector in India

Latest update: November, 2013

Growth

GDP of agriculture and allied sectors in India has been growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.3 per cent.

Growth

Area Sown

Area sown during Rabi season in FY12.

Area Sown

Growth

Gross Capital Formation in agriculture and allied activities has been growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7 per cent.

Growth

Area Sown

Area sown during Kharif season in FY12.

Area Sown

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India is principally an agricultural country. Agriculture, with its allied sectors, is unquestionably the largest livelihood provider in India. Most of the industries also depend upon the sector for their raw materials. Steady investments in technology development, irrigation infrastructure, emphasis on modern agricultural practices and provision of agricultural credit and subsidies are the major factors contributed...

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