Indian Agriculture towards 2030 | UPSC

      HEADLINES:

NITI Aayog and FAO Launch Book Titled Indian Agriculture towards 2030

      WHY IN NEWS:

Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Release Book, Congratulate NITI Aayog, FAO & MoA&FW

PUBLISHED BY? :-  Springer
SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 3: Agriculture

      ISSUE: 

INDIAN AGRICULTURE TOWARDS 2030

  • The Book Discusses Pathways for Enhancing Farmers’ Income, Nutritional Security and Sustainable Food and Farm Systems.
  • Published by Springer, Indian Agriculture towards 2030 captures the outcomes of the deliberative process of a national dialogue by NITI Aayog and the Ministries of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare; and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, and facilitated by FAO since 2019.

  • The areas that need special attention were identified through a collaborative process between NITI Aayog, MoA&FW, and FAO under the overall guidance of a steering committee comprising agricultural experts.

THEMES

Indian Agriculture towards 2030 covers the following themes:

  • Transforming Indian Agriculture
  • Structural Reforms and Governance
  • Dietary Diversity, Nutrition and Food Safety

  • Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Symbiosis of Water and Agricultural Transformation in India
  • Pests, Pandemics, Preparedness and Biosecurity
  • Transformative Agroecology-Based Alternatives for a Sustainable and Biodiverse Future

VISION 2030

  • Ensuring that the welfare and advancement of farmers and food system actors meets expectations

  • Capacity and capability strengthening
  • Shifting to better adapted species and practices
  • Shifting to more resilient forms of agriculture that still meet productivity thresholds
  • Managing agricultural landscapes for more than food production.

Indian Agriculture towards 2030 | UPSC

REFORMS NEEDED

  • Legislation and Regulations in Agriculture Marketing
  • Reforming the Input Subsidy Regime
  • Financial Inclusion and Outreach

 

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

  • The relevance of the book and the national dialogue process, which highlights the need for re-mandating agriculture and envisions the transformative vision for the ongoing decade.
  • With the efforts of all the stakeholders, including experts, the hard-working farmers, and agricultural scientists, we will be able to handle the challenges identified and take Indian agriculture and the country to new heights.
     SOURCES:   PIB  | Indian Agriculture towards 2030 | UPSC

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