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Agriculture Share

  1. 1. SHARE OF INDIAN AGRICULTURE IN ECONOMIC GROWTH • Presented to: Dr. Akash Kumra • Presented by: Kinjal Patel Roll No. 140
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION • Agriculture: activities related to cultivation of land for the production of crops. • Agriculture: backbone of Indian Economy INDIA AT WORLD IN PRODUCTION: 1st: milk, pulses, jute & jute like fibres 2nd:rice, wheat, sugarcane, groundnut, vegetables, fruits and cotton production Leading: spices, plantation crops, livestock, fisheries and poutry
  3. 3. PERFORMANCE OF THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR (percent at 2004-05 prices) Sr. No. ITEM 2007- 08 2008- 09 2009- 10 2010- 11 2011- 12 1 Growth in GDP in agriculture and allied sector 5.8 0.1 0.8 7.9 3.6 Share of agriculture & allied sectors in total GDP 16.8 15.8 14.6 14.5 14.1 Agriculture 14.3 13.4 12.3 12.3 12.0 Forestry and logging 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.4 Fishing 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 2 Share of agriculture & allied sectors in total GCF 6.4 7.8 7.3 6.2 6.8 3 GCF in agriculture & allied sectors as percent to GDP of the sector 16.1 19.4 20.1 18.4 19.8 4 Employment in the agriculture sector as share of total workers(Census 2001) 58.2 Source :Central Statistics Office, Directorate of Economics & Statistics (Department of Agriculture and Cooperation) and Population Census 2001
  4. 4. PERFORMANCE OF THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 Share of agriculture & allied sectors in total GDP Share of agriculture & allied sectors in total GCF Growth in GDP in agriculture & allied sector Percentat2004-05prices) Year
  5. 5. KEY FACTORS OFAGRICULTURE IN INDIA 1. Crop Production 2. Agricultural Inputs 3. Seeds 4. Mechanization and Technnology 5. Integrated Nutrient Management 6. Agricultural Exports
  6. 6. LOW PRODUCTIVITY IN INDIA 1. Subsidies hampering productivity-enhancing investment 2. Overregulation of agriculture 3. Government interventions 4. Inadequate infrastructure and services 5. Inadequate technology, finance and marketing 6. Inefficient allocation of water 7. Deteriorating irrigation infrastructre
  7. 7. CHALLENGES AND OUTLOOK 1. Improvement in yield 2. Sustainable agricultural strategy 3. Crop insurance system 4. Per capita availability of food grains 5. Agricultural marketing in India 6. Other attributions
  8. 8. CONCLUSION • Half of workforce is still engaged in agriculture for their livelihoods and employment, agriulture continues to be a predominant sector of Indian Ecoonomy. • There is a need to put additional efforts to achieve between 4 and 4.5 percent growth in agriculture.
  9. 9. BIBLIOGRAPHY Book: Indian Economy By Gaurav Datt, Ashwani Mahajan,Publisher: S.Chand Web Links: • http://agricoop.nic.in/Policyinit.htm • http://www.agricoop.nic.in/welcome.html • http://indiainbusiness.nic.in/economy/agriculture4.htm • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_India#Agriculture • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_development_in_India
  10. 10. THANK YOU

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