Understanding India’s Farmer Crisis

Understanding India’s Farmer Crisis

Despite the Government allocating large sums for several schemes to boost farmer incomes, then why are the Indian farmers suffering? Studies reveals that ​income earned from agriculture is not adequate to keep as many as 53% farm households out of poverty​, who operated on less than 0.63 hectares of land holding and more than a fifth of rural households with agriculture as their main occupation ​earned below poverty line incomes​. We tried to understand India’s Farmer Crisis.