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A balance-sheet of the key schemes for the farm sector under the Modi govt

While the schemes may have been well intentioned, on-ground implementation in most cases seems to have suffered for a variety of reasons

A balance-sheet of the key schemes for the farm sector under the Modi govt

As the Narendra Modi government enters its last leg, the crisis in the farm sector has been one of the most prominent challenges that the government faced during the last five years. In the remaining few months before the 2019 general elections, the government is again looking to announce a series of measures to boost the rural sector. These could include a blanket loan waiver or relief from credit cycle in some form. But let's look back at how some of the initiatives the government took the past four years have fared. In most cases, on-ground implementation of the ...