System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
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Founder Krishna Kumar says the absence of modern technology in Indian agriculture is what motivated him to start CropIn. “This was a sector that actually needed technology — farmers are committing suicides, yields are low, nobody wants their children to get into farming. I wanted to do something about this as nobody else wanted to and there are so many challenges,” he said in an interview with Inc42.

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Millions of farmers in India were unable to buy seeds and fertilisers for their winter crops because of demonetisation, according to a report submitted by the Union Agriculture Ministry to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance.


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The march, which will culminate in Azad Maidan, will include farmers and tribals from North Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Ahmednagar and other parts of the state.

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About 65% of women are employed in the agriculture sector in the state as opposed to 44% of men. While the number of hours spent by women farmers working in fields has gone up, their wages have actually decreased. For male farmers, on the other hand, the opposite holds true.

Agriculture

Precision Agriculture and Indian Farming

The worrisome reality in India is that agriculture is facing a crisis. In village after village, farmers are looking at selling their land and moving away from farming as a livelihood.

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