Looking beyond water-intensive crops to address India’s water crisis – Part 2

India Water Crisis

In the monsoon season, talking about water scarcity may look out of place. However, the truth is that we are facing a stark reality in the form of an acute water crisis in India and this situation is only going to intensify in the coming years. Continue reading “Looking beyond water-intensive crops to address India’s water crisis – Part 2”

3 Steps For Reviving Indian Agriculture

Reviving India Agriculture

On 23rd May 2019, the BJP-led NDA coalition rode back to power with a thumping majority thereby assuring India of a stable government for the next 5 years. Amongst other things, one of the primary challenges the new government faces is reviving the agriculture industry in India.

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Universal Basic Income (UBI) – A Silver Bullet To End Agrarian Distress? Part 2 of 2

Universal Basic Income (UBI)

In the first part of this two-part blog series, we covered the basics of Universal Basic Income (UBI) along with certain pro-farmer Indian welfare schemes inspired therefrom. Further, we posed a question as to whether UBI can indeed be the magical cure to end the agrarian crisis in India. In this part, we will delve further into this subject and explore better alternatives to the same.

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Universal Basic Income – A Silver Bullet To End Agrarian Distress? Part 1 of 2

Universal Basic Income

Since the last 7 decades, successive governments in India have tried their best to find a long-term solution to address the country’s ailing farm sector. But despite their best efforts, the Indian agriculture sector continues to stay distressed.

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