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HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE Class I. WHY THIS COURSE? Agriculture is important for India 62% population depend on agriculture Contribution to GDP going down.

& controversial Absence of literary text for early period Lit. available – post Gupta or early medieval era Agriculture in India Earliest source- Arthashastra of Kautilya – Agri. is way of life, a philosophy & a culture /of Afghanistan- - Domestication of animals and plants – Symbiotic development of sedentary agri. & pastoral nomadism- quite common in hills Agriculture in India Indus civilization- Well provided with development of Agri & animal husbandry – Higher precipitation – Irrigation – Cultivation of /


India an emerging opportunity Presentation by Shammi Nagpal Messe Frankfurt India.

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Impact of WTO on Indian Agriculture Submitted By: Sakshi Guraba MBA-IB 1.

.97 to 31.3.2003. 9 Long term Implications Of AoA for Indian Agriculture Regarding the impact of liberalisation of trade in agriculture in the long term, Indian agriculture enjoys the advantage of cheap labour. Therefore, despite the lower productivity, a comparison with world prices of agricultural commodities would reveal that domestic prices in India are considerably less with the exceptions of a few commodities(notably oilseeds). Hence/


End-to-End Services Kentaro Toyama, PhD Assistant Managing Director Microsoft Research India 4 th Convention of the National Alliance for Mission 2007.

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Destination Aurangabad (India) by Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture Since 1969.

Destination Aurangabad (India) by Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture Since 1969 Aurangabad City of Historical Monuments + Industrial Momentum On the word map due to / - Farthest industrial area is 40 min away from Airport by road. World class 5 star hotels 10 mins from Airport. Located in Western India about 375 Kms toward south east from Mumbai Industrial Demography Automobile Industry Consumer Durables Manufacturing Industry Engineering Industry Steel Making Industry Pharmaceutical Industry /


Indian Agriculture: Recent Performance and Prospects in the Wake of Globalization Indian Agriculture: Recent Performance and Prospects in the Wake of Globalization.

.772.691.352.311.092.40 All Principal Crops 3.192.290.702.561.331.53 The long term trend of agricultural production in India can largely be attributed to a variety of factors such as: Declining public investment Failure to carry out essential reforms to/ as a whole are estimated at Rs 377 billion at current prices This amounts to 2.13 percent of India’s GDP and 8.8 percent of India’s GDP in agriculture in that year. Over the past two decades ( 1980s and 1990s) these subsidies, at constant prices, have/


Combating Climate Change : India’s Concerns and Policies Dr. Arvind Jasrotia Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Jammu INDIA Dr. Arvind.

1994-2007 due to efforts and policies that are proactively put in place. The net GHG emissions from India in 2007 (with LULUCF), were 1727.71 million tons of CO2 equivalent The net GHG emissions from India in 2007 (with LULUCF), were 1727.71 million tons of CO2 equivalent GHG emissions from Energy, Industry, Agriculture and Waste Sectors constituted 58%, 22%, 17% and 3% of the/


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Co-op Advantage In An Age Of Global Economic Crisis Enhancing Management Capacity of Co-operatives.

stockholding/warehousing costs Livelihood based activities cannot be adjusted to ‘market demand’ Differences between the co-op and corporate structure is highlighted in a crisis Sanjeev Chopra, Secretary, Agriculture, GoWB,INDIA Co-ops and Corporates Co-ops Associations of People People speak in different voices – even the same person changes his voice so often! Rooted to a place – local tradition and continuity plays an/


National Conference on “Good Agricultural Marketing Management Practices (GAMMP) National Council of State Agricultural Marketing Board (COSAMB), 14 -17.

(Wholesale Markets, Rural Markets, Commission agents/traders, processing industries etc), Agricultural laborers Agricultural extension workers Conclusion This will go a long way to establish “Development 2.0 in Food and Agriculturein India by 2020 and to have TSP (Technology, Society and Policy) impact on the agricultural sector to the tune of USD 40 Billion – 80 Billion in 2025, as predicted by the Mckinsey Global Research Report 2014/


BY: RICHARD JERIC L. CHUA. Outline:  -Introduction  -Land Resources  -Seasons Of India  -Agriculture  -Mineral Resources  -Energy Resources.

the rainy season  -June to September Seasons of India:  D.) Post-monsoon- October to December Agriculture:  Includes farming and planting root crops. Agriculture  -it makes ¾ of its livelihood. Agriculture  Cow- most sacred animal of India Agriculture  Bombai (now called) Mumbai)- the 1 st milling centers in India Mineral Resources:  -Iron Ore- main feature of India’s Natural Resources  -most abundant mineral in Asia  -more than ½ are exported to other countries/


India is a country in South Asia. It is the largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous.

; and Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; in addition, Indias Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia. The written history of agriculture in India dates back to the Rigveda, written about 1100 BC.Today, India ranks second worldwide in farm output. Agriculture and allied sectors like forestry and fisheries accounted/


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AGRICULTURE SKILL COUNCIL OF INDIA PRESENTATION TO SECRETARY(AC&FW), MOA & FW ON 4 TH DECEMBER, 2015 Sowing Skills, Harvesting Opportunities…

-ABLE, ORION Edutech, Drisstee, ALC, Sahaj)  Non NSDC funded Partners: 90 ( KGVK, Escorts Skill Development Centre, Mahagrapes, Ayurvet Research Centre, Reep Trust, Samarth ) TRENDS IN AGRICULTURE WORK FORCE IN INDIA  263 million people (54.6%) are engaged in the agriculture sector and over half of them are now agricultural labourers (Census, 2011)  Total Agricultural Workers expected to decline to 190 million (2022) (expected decline of 33%). (IAMR, 2013/


PROMISE-ICTP Meeting 24-28 March, 2003 The Climatic Impacts on Indian Agriculture K. Krishna Kumar K. Rupa Kumar, R.G. Ashrit, N.R. Deshpande and James.

foodgrains Kharif/Rabi Rice Winter Wheat Groundnut Sorghum Cereals Oilseeds Pulses SugarcaneSource Agricultural Situation in India Agricultural Situation in India India Data Base India Data BaseOrganizations Center for Monitoring Indian Economy Center for Monitoring Indian Economy Dept. of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India Dept. of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India PROMISE-ICTP Meeting 24-28 March, 2003 Crop Areas PROMISE-ICTP Meeting/


INDIAN PUMP MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION (IPMA) National Workshop on Agricultural Demand Side Management (AgDSM) Presentation on Indian Pump Industry – 2016.

, New Delhi Monday, 18 January 2016  Background of agricultural pump industry in India  Growth of agricultural pump industry in India in past  Present and future production capacity of agricultural pump Industry in India  Scenario of energy efficient pump sets production in India  Capacity of producing energy efficient pump sets in India  Achievements of Indian pump industry in R&D; etc. TOPICS TO BE COVERED IPMA was established in 1951 No. of IPMA member – 120 nos. Total/


ASIA KLEMS DATABASE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP 17 October 2014 TOKYO India KLEMS research team.

growth differences across industries in India under different policy regimes [1980s, 1990s. 2000s].  Productivity comparison with other countries, especially emerging ones at the individual industry level.  Separate analysis of organized and unorganized segments in the manufacturing sector.  Employment implications of our productivity results.  Determinants Energy efficiency intensity of the individual industries. 31 32 Industry DescriptionGVO GrowthTFPG*TFPG** Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and/


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eminent Sanskrit Scholar from Himachal Pradesh named the state. Himachal Pradesh is among those states in India, which has a very per capita income. The state sells hydro electricity power to Punjab, Delhi and Rajasthan. The economy of Himachal Pradesh depends greatly on tourism, hydroelectric power and agriculture. Shimla serves as the state capital that was earlier the summer capital of the British/


FAO-EPSO CONSULTATION Role and Emerging Partnerships for Crop Improvement in India Hari S Gupta Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi-110012.

%) Life expectancy doubled Life expectancy doubled (64 years) Indian Agricultural Research Institute Food Grains Production in India Food Grains Production in India Productivity X3 Production X5 Area- marginal inc. Indian Agricultural Research Institute Production and Productivity of Wheat in India Production and Productivity of Wheat in India Prodn.x 9 Yield x3 Area x 2.5 Indian Agricultural Research Institute Mexican Wheat in India Dwarf wheat travelled from Japan to US to Mexico/


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Implications of India’s Land Policy: Poverty of Land or Land of Poverty - An Empirical Study Anjan Kumar Jena Suresh Kumar Sukumarapillai New Delhi, India.

of farmer households indebted Average amount of outstanding loan (Rs.) 59 th Round (2003)48.612,585 70 th Round (2013)51.947,000 Source: Government of India, ‘Key Indicators of Situation of Agricultural Households in India’ (NSSO 70 th Round) & ‘Indebtedness of Farmer Households’, (NSSO 59 th Round). 6. Debt Burden (Contd..) Credit to farmers - A critical concern for productivity-raising investment Institutional/


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Economic Impact of Freer Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean: A GTAP Analysis Kakali Mukhopadhyay Department of Agricultural Economics, McGill University,

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MODULE 2. MODULE 2: NATURAL RESOURCES Natural resources are natural assets (raw materials) occurring in nature that can be used for economic production.

phase, during which cultivation is suspended to allow recovery of soil fertility. In India this practice is common in North-east, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. Growing Food needs: Conversion of forest land to agricultural land is major cause of deforestation in developing country. Raw material for industrial use: with the increase in population demand for wood for making boxes, furniture, railway-sleeper, plywood, match/


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Korea, Republic of - Singapore Ukraine - Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Chile - Guatemala Kyrgyz Republic - Armenia Ukraine - Kazakhstan Chile – India Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Kyrgyz Republic - Kazakhstan Ukraine - Moldova Chile - Japan EFTA - Chile Kyrgyz Republic - Moldova Ukraine - /Mexico-Japan Coverage of Sectors Japan’ Exclusions Mexico’s Exclusions Exempted Products Share of Total Value of Agricultural Production in Japan Beef 9.55% Swine 5.22% Poultry 3.23% Meat 0.02% Milk 6/


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Water for a food-secure world Water Resources as an Engine of Agricultural Growth in India Bharat Sharma International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

of the Water Resources at all levels : Field- Farm-Command- Region- State- Nation- Water for a food-secure world It makes sound corporate and business sense in improving, innovating and investing in agriculture and the water resources in India. What are the Challenges ? Where are the Opportunities ? BUT ? Water for a food-secure world 5 Indian Food Security: Imminent Challenges?? 1. Indian Food Security is/


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not specified. Services provided to RBI are not specified in negative list. (c)Services by a foreign diplomatic mission located in India; The services provided by diplomatic mission interalia includes issuing of passport, travel permit etc. 7 ( d) Services relating to agriculture or agricultural produce by way of ( i) agricultural operations directly related to production of any agricultural produce including cultivation, harvesting, threshing, plant protection or seed/


FUTURE RENEWABLE ENERGY TRENDS IN AGRICULTURE 1 Fourth World Summit on Agriculture Machinery December 5-6, 2013 ~ New Delhi, India.

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AP World Review May 3, 2006 afternoon.

who served as agricultural laborers; artisans were growing in numbers; merchants were becoming wealthy but remained with low social status. The clear difference between the Zhou and Han was the replacement of the feudal aristocracy by the scholar-gentry and the growing importance of artisans and merchants. Social system Importance of the brahmans and the caste system to Indian development. In India, despite the/


Clean Development Mechanism & Agriculture Sector

scenario – Emission Reduction Shri Sharad Pawar said during 4th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture on 4th Feb, 2009 New Delhi Conservation tillage or no-tillage is now being practised on almost 100 million ha area worldwide with the major countries being USA, Brazil, Argentina, Canada and Australia. In India alone, the area under conservation tillage has increased to more than 2 million ha/


Impact of agricultural drought on Food Security of India RESHMITA NATH Prof. Chen Wen (IAP) Dr. Xuefeng Cui (BNU) Impact of agricultural.

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Delhi 2012 AUGUST THE HEART OF INDIA

updated information, please visit www.ibef.org DELHI – AN INTRODUCTION Percentage Distribution of GSDP Delhi AUGUST 2012 THE HEART OF INDIA Economic Snapshot – Percentage Distribution of GSDP Commerce and trade has a greater contribution in Delhi’s economy as compare to manufacturing and agriculture. In 2011-12, at US$ 53.5 billion, the tertiary sector contributed 81.8 per cent to the GSDP of/


A brief on Events International Workshop on Agricultural Risk Management 25 – 27 th October, 2006 Vigyan Bhawan New Delhi & World Meteorological Organization.

.) for preparation of advisories. Complete Automation Dissemination even upto village level Upgradation of Agromet Advisory Service in India Participating Organisation under Integrated AAS India Meteorological Department National Centre for Medium Range Wx Forecasting Ministry of Agriculture State Departments of Agriculture State Agricultural Universities Department of Space Indian Council of Agricultural Research M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation Other NGOs International Contribution of IMD WAMIS (World/


A perspective on agricultural and trade issues of India

Strong and well dispersed research and extension system OPPORTUNITIES Bridgeable yield crops Exports Agro-based Industry Horticulture Untapped potential in the North Eastern part of India But the future is safe and optimistic for the next decade and more 10 challenges faced by agriculture in India Small and fragmented land holdings Manures, Fertilizers and Biocides Shortage of good quality Seeds for poor peasants Problem of/


Legal frame work for Agricultural Sector in India and the present challenges: A critique By Dr.Madhuri Parikh Asst. Professor Institute of Law, Nirma University.

global environment. Cont…  At present in India, a well-designed legal frame work exists for the agricultural related matters and issues.  Due to administrative and legislative measures and initiatives, India has set new mile stones in its agricultural progress.  The present paper discusses the administrative and legislative efforts made in agricultural sector in India and it critically analyses their efficacy in bringing justice to the farmers in India and the present challenges to/


Negative List & Mega Exemptions in Service Tax Presented by CA Virendra Parwal B.Com, FCA, LLB. 1 Workshop on Service Tax at ICAI Jaipur Branch on 04 th.

negative list 9 3. Services by a foreign diplomatic mission located in India Note: This entry does not cover services, if any, provided by any office or establishment of an international organization. 10 4. Services relating to agriculture or agriculture produce which pertains to below activities-  Agricultural operations directly related to production of any agricultural produce including cultivation, harvesting, threshing, plant protection or testing;  Supply of/


Where India has come from to become a major food exporter: Lessons for East Africa Ram C. Chaudhary Chairman, Participatory Rural Development Foundation,

road, power, technology and reforms yield up by 500% over 40 years. Agriculture did not develop in Isolation ! Between 4 richest billionaire of the world and 300 m poors, 900 m vibrant middle class as stabilizer & power-house of India. Trends in Food grains production: 1973 - 201 1 Productivity (kg/ha) growth in India over last 40 years (1970 to 2010) Crop1970 – 19711990 – 19912010 – 2011 Rice1/


Department of Economics Bapatla College of Arts & Science Indian Agriculture – An Overview.

● THREATS - Unsustainable Resource Use - Unsustainable Regional Development - Imports - small and shrinking holding size (1.16 ha in 2010-11); - climate variability...high risk. Indian Agriculture – Present Scenario (SWOT) But the future is safe and optimistic for the next decade and more 10 challenges faced by agriculture in India Small and fragmented land holdings Manures, Fertilizers and Biocides Shortage of good quality Seeds for poor peasants/


ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY OF INDIA By LAKSHMAN DASS AHUJA OFFICER ON SPECIAL DUTY NATIONAL COOPERATIVE UNION OF INDIA (NCUI) NETWORK FOR DEVELOPMENT.

is now highly vulnerable  Increases in mean sea levels will affect large populations in peninsular and coastal India.  Gangotri Glacier - one of the largest is retreating  Rainfall in India may increase by 15 to 40% and annual mean temperature by 3 to 6 degree.  India may suffer huge losses to livelihoods.  Agriculture sector would be most affecte d 7 IMPACT ON AGRICULTURE Agriculture 4 objectives 1.Resources conservation 2/


POLICY OPTIONS FOR SUPPORTING AGRICULTURAL DIVERSIFICATION IN BANGLADESH Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) United International University.

November, 2012 Note: +(ve) sign represents net import and –(ve) sign represents net export India Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute  The share of net import of NCC to TAT has decreased over the years in BD.  But, opposite scenario is found in Pakistan.  India is a net exporter in this case. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute Share of Non-cereal Food Trade to Total Food Trade, 1990-2009 29/


R&D for Sustainable Development Anil K. Rajvanshi, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Phaltan, Maharashtra, India

hybrids and var. released. NARI hybrids and var. grown on 5000 ha in different states in India. ICAR funded. 12 Agriculture (sweet sorghum) Introduced by NARI in India. Multipurpose crop. Grain for food, juice for syrup or ethanol and bagasse as/kerosene and ethanol Low cost. $10/- 19 Renewable energy (gasifier) >100 m tons/yr of agricultural residues are burnt in fields in India. Multifuel low density biomass gasifier developed for thermal applications. Gasifier can run on sugarcane leaves and bagasse,/


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Viticulture – cultivation of grapes Horticulture – growing vegetables, flowers, fruits for commercial use. Agriculture in India Agriculture in India has a significant history. Today, India ranks second worldwide in farm output. Rice is the main grain crop of India. India ranks second in the world in production of rice. West Bengal, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh are the maximum rice producing states in India. Lets do it *list out the activities associated under each heading. a/


The Aral Sea. The Aral Sea Basin Covers 5 of the old Soviet states, the Stans in the south eastern corner of the Soviet Union Once the 4th largest inland.

their cattle, and return producing milk and fertilizer, fuel and building material The new genetically modified rice and wheat varieties responded well to fertilizers and irrigation Increased water consumption for agriculture in India by 3 times * From groundwater aquifers * Surface water from dams/canal systems The new varieties were dwarf varieties, with less output of straw, which/


Early civilizations of India Harappan Society - foundations - Society & Culture - Decline Originally created by Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua,

plateau, probably as a result of Mesopotamian influence.  By 7000 B.C.E., agriculture had taken root in the Indus River Valley.  Agriculture spread rapidily and by about 3000 B.C.E. Dravidian peoples had established Neolithic communities throughout much of the subcontinent.  As in Mesopotamia and Egypt, early cities in India stood at the center of an impressive political, social, and cultural order built by/


P N Karlekar Managing Director, Cheminova India Limited 3 rd February, 2013 India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Role of Agrochemicals in Production of Food,

World Population  Arable Land :– 166 Mio Ha to 158 Mio Ha  Land for non agricultural uses :- 7 % in 1991 to 10 % in 2010  One Viable Option - Improving Agricultural Productivity to satisfy the growing demand for food, fibre, fuel & bioplastics Diminishing Average Land Holding (Ha.) Importance of Agrochemicals Relevance of Agrochemicals In India, Only 25 – 30 % farmers are aware of the use of Pesticides with ~ 35 – 40/


NC A&T State University Collaborations with Indian Universities in Agriculture and Environment UNC – India Summit, Chapel Hill, NC January 30, 2013 G.

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Managing India to take Dreams to Reality S L Rao February 24 2010.

/HA; India and China in 2006: paddy 31.24 & 62.65; wheat 26.19 & 44.55; cotton 6.0 & 33.3; g.nut 8.6 & 31.2, s.cane 669.4 &825.25 –Poor policies encouraging unsuitable crops: free electricity; minimum support and procurement prices same; annual price increases; no ground water policy; free power to agriculture60% population lives on agricultureIn downturn, companies/


The Role of the World Bank in Indian Agri-Business Presented by: April Gascon, Sabith Khan, McBride Nkhalamba, and Habib Sangar GCG Gascon Consulting Group.

3. To reduce the price difference between the primary producer and ultimate consumer, and ( Source : http://www.world-agriculture.com/agricultural_marketing/agricultural-marketing.php) ( Source : http://www.world-agriculture.com/agricultural_marketing/agricultural-marketing.php)http://www.world-agriculture.com/agricultural_marketing/agricultural-marketing.php Results– Agricultural policy in India - Of the six states, only one state complied with the World Bank policies proposed under the………. - Of the six/


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