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Doubling Farmers' Income Through Export

Press Information Bureau:  December 13, 2021

Various steps have been taken by the government of India to increase the farmer’s income in which enhancement of agri- exports is also one of the main focus. Farmers can take advantage of the wider international market through agriculture export which leads to an increased income.

Several development schemes, reforms and policies has been adopted by the government that focus on higher incomes for farmers. All of these policies and programmes are backed by increased budgetary allocations, non-budgetary financial resources in the form of Corpus Funds such as the Micro Irrigation Fund and the Agri-marketing Fund, Promotion of 10,000 FPOs, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna (PMKSY), National Bee Keeping Honey Mission (NBHM), Interest Subvention Scheme through the Kisan Credit Card (KCC), and the Electronic National Agriculture Market (e-NAM), among others In addition, a Rs 1 lakh crore (US$ 13.2151) agri infrastructure fund has been established for post-harvest infrastructure.

In the year 2020, India has become the ninth largest exporter of agricultural products in the world.
(Values in Rs Crore)

S.No

Year

Export

1

2018-19

172484.38

2

2019-20

155781.72

3

2020-21

210093.40

  The State wise details of agricultural export during last three years are annexed.
(Values in Rs Crore)

S.No

STATE/UTs

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

1

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

2.41

0.31

0.32

2

ANDHRA PRADESH

13944.74

13154.99

16054.72

3

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

4.16

0.93

0.44

4

ASSAM

2041.88

2256.87

2127.52

5

BIHAR

1494.66

1522.56

3027.29

6

CHANDIGARH

21.84

19.81

32.73

7

CHATTISGARH

2363.01

1945.87

5864.31

8

DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI

85.89

102.72

193.96

9

DAMAN & DIU

266.87

252.79

266.20

10

DELHI

6027.73

4935.62

5350.47

11

GOA

66.78

66.47

64.83

12

GUJARAT

38161.87

33589.97

46843.86

13

HARYANA

18269.89

18301.50

18823.63

14

HIMACHAL PRADESH

77.15

55.64

46.24

15

JAMMU & KASHMIR

145.33

89.53

91.27

16

JHARKHAND

86.51

109.45

242.14

17

KARNATAKA

7447.73

7010.25

8656.68

18

KERALA

7686.45

7233.41

7956.26

19

LAKSHADWEEP

0.13

1.15

0.73

20

MADHYA PRADESH

7518.51

5197.83

10894.18

21

MAHARASHTRA

23839.90

21110.44

30652.21

22

MANIPUR

0.25

0.17

0.00

23

MEGHALAYA

3.81

1.77

0.41

24

MIZORAM

4.79

3.46

2.73

25

NAGALAND

0.48

0.24

0.06

26

ODISHA

205.48

176.69

261.53

27

PUDUCHERRY

26.27

33.45

70.27

28

PUNJAB

7335.98

7130.96

6391.14

29

RAJASTHAN

4569.05

3771.69

3908.47

30

SIKKIM

1.72

0.46

0.33

31

TAMILNADU

8163.70

7522.56

9701.49

32

TELANGANA

3071.20

2692.15

4180.14

33

TRIPURA

4.05

6.39

1.32

34

UNSPECIFIED

3784.19

1138.63

3240.46

35

UTTAR PRADESH

7458.88

9351.48

12308.80

36

UTTRAKHAND

422.57

297.83

423.48

37

WEST BENGAL

7878.52

6695.70

12412.80

 

Total Agri Commodities

172484.38

155781.72

210093.40

Source: DGCIS

 

 

 

Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare gave this information in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on 10th December, 2021. 

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.