Farmers are now mainly labourers, reveals national survey

Farmers are now mainly labourers, reveals national survey

Ground Report | New Delhi: Farmers are now mainly labourers; An average farming family in India earned Rs 10,218 per month in 2018-2019, up from Rs 6,426 per month in 2012-2013. Business Standard reported that this represents modest earnings growth of about 60 percent over six years. An analysis shows that a farmer earns only … Read more

Farmers’ debt increased by 57.7 percent in five years

Farmers' debt increased

Ground Report | New Delhi: Farmers’ debt increased; The average debt on farmer families in the country has increased by 57.7 percent, Indian Express reported. According to the survey report of the National Statistical Office, in the year 2013, the average debt of farmer families in the country used to be Rs 47,000 but in … Read more