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Challenges in Indian Agriculture

DOI: 10.18805/ag.R-2103    | Article Id: R-2103 | Page : 465-469
Citation :- Challenges in Indian Agriculture.Agricultural Reviews.2021.(42):465-469
Shilpa S. Selvan, Aseeya Wahid, Abhishek Patel, Vijay Kumar, Parmanand Sahu asiya.wahid6@gmail.com
Address : ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal-462 038, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Submitted Date : 21-09-2020
Accepted Date : 16-01-2021

Abstract

Agriculture plays a central role in the economic development of a country. The population of India is expected to reach 1.5 billion by 2050 with a current decadal growth rate of ~ 18%. The review paper is written to highlight the current and future challenges facing the agriculture sector in India. There are various challenges that affect the Indian economy such as food security, soil quality deterioration, water scarcity, lack of proper food storage structures, land degradation etc. Recent pandemic situation has affected the agricultural sectors, will lends to the major changes in the future, which needs to be discussed and planned to meet the future requirements.

Keywords

Agriculture Challenges Food security Indian economy

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