There are several measures that the Government of India has implemented or is planning to implement to improve agriculture in the country. Some of these measures include:
- Providing financial support to farmers through schemes such as the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, which provides financial assistance to small and marginal farmers to help them meet their agricultural expenses.
- Implementing the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities and improve the marketing and pricing of agricultural products.
- Increasing investment in research and development to improve agricultural productivity and sustainability.
- Providing incentives and support for the adoption of modern farming techniques and technologies, such as drip irrigation and precision agriculture.
- Promoting the use of organic farming practices and increasing the availability of organic fertilizers and pesticides.
- Providing support for the development of post-harvest infrastructure, such as storage facilities, cold chains, and processing units, to reduce wastage and improve the quality and value of agricultural products.
- Supporting the growth of the dairy, poultry, and fisheries sectors to increase income and employment opportunities for farmers.
- Implementing policies and programs to promote the growth of agricultural exports and improve market access for Indian agricultural products.
- Providing affordable and accessible credit to farmers to help them meet their financial needs and invest in their farms.
- Strengthening the implementation of existing laws and policies to protect the rights and interests of farmers and promote equitable and sustainable agricultural development.