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Agriculture clocks growth rate of 3.4% in Q1 despite GDP contraction

GVA at current prices at 5.7%, down from 8.6% YoY

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agriculture sector | Indian Economy | India GDP growth

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 



farmers, agriculture, produce, products, grains, apmc, market, msp, godown, cold storage, farming, farmers, women
Inflation, which is sometimes used as proxy for farmers’ income, was down, according to some experts, largely due to a dip in prices of items in allied sectors, which include horticulture, livestock, fisheries, and dairy

Agriculture and allied activities were the sole bright spot amid the dismal GDP performance of other sectors, clocking a growth rate of 3.4 per cent at constant prices in the first quarter of 2020-21.

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First Published: Tue, September 01 2020. 00:47 IST

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