Agricultural Outlook and Situation Analysis Reports (Quarterly)

Agriculture continues to be critical to India’s economy given its role in meeting the needs of food and fibre for over a billion people and providing livelihoods to millions of households in the rural areas.India is a major producer and consumer of several basic food commodities. The challenge is to meet the diversified and increased demand for food commodities as a result of the changing dietary preferences of population.

Shashanka Bhide
Jun 2012