On the proposed amendments to the NDDB act; A view point

The Government’s recent move to amend the NDDB act 37 of 1987 has drawn a lot of attention. In this article, I have attempted to analyse how the proposed amendments can be more effective by restructuring NDDB in the larger interest of the entire agricultural sector, including the dairy sector. In the last few days,Continue reading “On the proposed amendments to the NDDB act; A view point”

Some thoughts and questions on India’s edible oil strategy

Two significant announcements have been made by the government of India in a short span of one month on how India plans to deal with the twin problems of the oil sector- ever increasing reliance on imports to meet the growing demand and controlling the retail prices of edible oils. On 10th August the prime minister announced a plan to boost domestic production of edible oils at anContinue reading “Some thoughts and questions on India’s edible oil strategy”

Freeing up the farmer: Govt to ease curbs on trade, open up markets | India News,The Indian Express May 2020

A thought provocative article as usual from from Harish Damodaran. Harish Damodaran is known for his writings on Indian Agriculture. The proposed reforms in Agriculture sector are no doubt praise worthy. However, now that these these long awaited steps have been taken, will the politics of our land make it happen? We live in timesContinue reading “Freeing up the farmer: Govt to ease curbs on trade, open up markets | India News,The Indian Express May 2020”