Subject: Issues connected to direct and indirect farm aids and minimum assistance costs; Public Distribution System- objectives, operating, constraints, revamping; concerns of buffer stocks and food security; Technology objectives; economics of animal-rearing.
6) Do you believe the federal government must produce a GST-type council for agriculture reforms and recognize the application of agri-marketing reforms and to move agri-input aids directly to recipients’ accounts through Aadhaar? Talk about.(250 words)
Why this concern:
The short article highlights agrarian reforms taken forward by the late parliamentarian Sri Arun Jaitley and draws out the requirement for GST– type council for agriculture reforms in the nation.
Key demand of the concern:
One must discuss.
Talk About— This is an all-inclusive directive– you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by taking a look at each one of them. You have to offer factors for both for and versus arguments.
Structure of the response:
In brief narrate what are farming reforms? Why exists an alarming need of them in the country.
Go over the different agrarian reforms generated varying from subsidies to direct cash transfer.
Explain in what way agri-policies effect Indian farmers, farming, food security, natural resources, especially water and soil, and so on
Discuss that Indian farming policies have an intrinsic consumer bias, which input aids associated with fertilisers, power, watering, interest subvention, etc do not promote effectiveness in their usage. Rather, they are producing numerous environmental issues like groundwater deficiency.
Conclude with way forward.