The agricultural sector plays a unique role in developing the Indian economy due to its involvement in alleviating poverty and the potential.... Read More
As India’s economy struggles to recover from the COVID-19-induced lockdown, the Union Budget 2021-22 has made its way to the people of the nation. The Ministry of Rural Development has been provided the 4th highest.... Read More
GoI declares Minimum Support Price (MSP) for 23 crops before the sowing seasons based on the recommendation of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP). The idea behind MSP is to give guaranteed prices to the farmers and protect them from market-driven price risks.... Read More
Agriculture, the largest source of livelihood, accounted for 23% contribution in GDP where 70% of rural households still primarily dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. Rural women can be considered as the main driving force of Indian Agriculture, as they constitute 43% of the labor force in Indian... Read More
Agriculture and Rural Finance Lab
The Agriculture and Rural Finance Lab promote high-end research in rural development. We provide resource management and financial solutions to rural clients through active sharing of knowledge and collaboration. Our lab comprises of faculty members, researchers and scholars from Center for Rural Development and Innovative Sustainable Technology
in association with Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur.