8 Critical issues concerning Agriculture Sector
1 Market reforms – introduction of contract farming, effective role of e-NAM
2 Sustainability of pulses production
3 Best Mechanization practices to avoid burning of straw.
4 Utilization of Corpus fund under PMKSY.
5 Doubling of farmers’ income
6 Making North-East and the Himalayan States a power houses of horticultural development – Organic Farming.
7 Issues related to Horticulture
8 Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)
The Kharif season has began, therefore, it is imperative for the states to make plans to procure high-quality seeds and fertilisers for the farmers. The states should ensure that there is no scarcity of inputs during the cropping season