Agricultural Statistics at a Glance 2018

Agriculture and allied sector forms the bedrock of Indian economy as it engages more than 50% of the workforce and contributes about 17% to the country’s Gross Value Added (GVA). The developments in this sector are keenly watched by the policy makers, business, academia and other stakeholders. The flagship publication of Directorate of Economics & Statistics, namely ‘Agricultural Statistics at a Glance’ is one of the most reliable sources of information to gauge the performance of agriculture and allied sector in India. This publication provides the exhaustive and updated database on various facets of Indian agriculture, including crop production and productivity across states, growth and investment in agriculture, cost production, minimum support prices, terms of trade, land-use statistics, agricultural inputs, rainfall, etc.

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