This episode is based on the development of agriculture sector in India. With more than 60 per cent of Indian population involved in farming, agriculture is considered as an identity of India. Dr U S Awasthi, Managing Director, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) delve into the challenges that are being faced by the farming communities in the country. He emphasises on need of educating farmers to make them aware of various farming techniques and fill knowledge gap. Dr Awasthi advocates for the direct cash subsidy to the farmer instead of providing subsidies on electricity, seeds and fertilisers. He also says that a balanced combination of traditional knowledge and modern technology would help in creating a sustainable agriculture atmosphere in the country. For more, listen to the programme.

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