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Farm sector projected to grow at 2.6% in Q3FY22, down from 4.1% a year ago

This is despite a bumper kharif harvest, and is largely due to the effect of a higher base

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Agriculture and allied activities growth has been stuck at around 3-4 per cent for a long while there has not been a significant drop in the number of people dependent directly or indirectly on the sector

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
India’s farm sector growth in the third quarter of FY22 is pegged at 2.6 per cent at constant prices, down from 4.1 per cent during the same period last fiscal despite a bumper kharif harvest, and is largely due to the effect of a higher base.

The full year Gross Value Added for the sector as per the second advance estimate is now projected to be 3.3 per cent at constant prices as against 3.9 per cent in the first estimate, while growth at current prices for the full FY-22 is now expected to be 9.8 per cent as against

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First Published: Feb 28 2022 | 7:25 PM IST

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