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Panic movement of migrant labour must not be encouraged: Ramesh Chand

Food prices in real terms will rise significantly this year helping growers, says NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand

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Coronavirus | migrant workers | Lockdown

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 

The government is optimistic that agriculture will bail out the Indian economy in 2020-21 from the Covid-19 crisis. NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand explains to Sanjeeb Mukherjee the reasons behind the same and also why panic movement of migrants must not be encouraged at a time when the economy is poised for a pick up.

Edited excerpts You recently said that agriculture may be the sole bright spot for the Indian economy in 2020-21 and might clock a growth rate of 3 per cent and even more. What makes you so confident and what are the factors on which you have based your ...

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First Published: Sun, May 03 2020. 15:29 IST
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