There's business in farming: How companies gain from agri sector reforms

The recent farm law changes unshackle farmers from restrictions on when, where, and to whom to sell. Here's a look at where companies can find investment opportunities in agriculture

Labourers sort onions after harvesting at a field. Photo: PTI
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Sakshi GuptaZeba Khan
Recent legislation bring the free market to agriculture and allow private companies to bring productivity, employment and new technology to the sector. The private sector can now invest in modern agriculture trading platforms or set up post-harvest facilities like warehouses and cold storages. The reforms unshackle farmers from restrictions on when, where, and to whom to sell. They put create competition and pave the way for lower charges and better facilities for farmers. A special on where companies can find investment opportunities in agriculture.
 
The recent farm bills are perceived as most significant for the development of the agriculture

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First Published: Oct 28 2020 | 1:45 PM IST

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