The contribution of the Agriculture sector has elevated to 20.2 % to the gross worth added (GVA) of the nation’s Economy, revealed the not too long ago launched provisional estimate of Annual National Income.
The information of the National Statistical Office (NSO) additional revealed that the share of normally working individuals engaged in the Agriculture Sector is 45.6 %, which suggests out of each hundred individuals in India 45 are engaged instantly or not directly in the Agriculture Sector.
The information was launched in the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) performed by the NSO, stated a senior officer of the Agriculture Ministry.
He additional stated that the share of the Agriculture and Allied sector to complete Gross Value added (GVA) to the economy is 20.2 % throughout the 12 months 2020-21 at the present worth.
The Ministry additional stated that there are greater than 9.75 crore girls working in the agriculture sector. “As per the latest Census conducted by the Registrar General of India the total number of women farmers as cultivators is 3.60 crore and agricultural labour is 6.15 crore in the country”.
With an goal to assist farmers in the agriculture sector, the Ministry has launched ‘Innovation and Agri-Entrepreneurship Development’ underneath Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY-RAFTAAR). The thought behind the scheme was to promote innovation and agri-entrepreneurship by offering monetary assist and nurturing the incubation ecosystem.
This Ministry has appointed 5 Knowledge Partners (KPs) as Centres of Excellence and twenty-four RKVY-RAFTAAR Agribusiness Incubators (R-ABIs) from throughout the nation for the implementation of this programme.
So far, 173 girls startups and entrepreneurs have been supported underneath the programme. Besides 50 extra Agri-Business Incubation Centers (ABICs) have been established and are operational in the ICAR community to assist potential girls startups.