Topic – Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints;
5) Discuss how the recently released agriculture export policy is a welcome step in the direction of doubling farmers’ income by 2022.(250 words)
Why this question
Doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is not an easy task but at the same time is absolutely essential, given the precarious condition of most of the farmers in India. In this context it is important to discuss the agriculture export policy which has been recently released in line with the government’s commitment to double the farmers’ income by 2022.
Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.
Key demand of the question.
The question wants us to write in detail about the recently released agriculture export policy, its salient provisions and how it is a positive step in the direction of doubling farmers’ income by 2022.
Structure of the answer
Introduction– write a few introductory lines about the New agriculture export policy. E.g It will boost exports of agricultural commodities such as tea, coffee and rice and increase the country’s share in global agri-trade etc.
Discuss about the salient provisions of the policy and how it will help in doubling farmers’ income by 2022. E.g The policy would focus on all aspects of agricultural exports including modernising infrastructure, standardisation of products, streamlining regulations, curtailing knee-jerk decisions, and focusing on research and development activities;It will also seek to remove all kinds of export restrictions on organic products, the implementation of the policy will have an estimated financial implication of over Rs 1,400 crore etc
Conclusion- based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue