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Research Paper | Agriculture | India | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021
Agricultural Investment Scheme in Reference to the Rythu Bandhu Scheme
Abstract: Indian agriculture is a critical area not just for the policy makers but also for the producers who are engaged in this business. Even today, Indian economy is vastly dependent on its agricultural needs and therefore, this paper tries to understand the problems that persist in the domain of the agriculture, reflecting upon the situations and conditions in the state of Telangana in particular. It deals with the need of an Agricultural Investment Scheme like Rythu Bandhu Scheme that was implemented by the Telangana government. This article deals with the reasons that led the government to adopt this policy. Further, it highlights about the implementation of the scheme by the administrators, the drawbacks that are still left for the welfare of the farmers in the state and critical perspective regarding the policy. The paper also highlights about the vision of the state to break and stop the vicious cycle of the ‘debt trap’, which is the biggest concern for any farmer suicides. Thus in totality, it presents a holistic viewpoint regarding the agricultural investment scheme.
Keywords: Agricultural Investment Scheme, Rythu Bandhu Scheme, Farmer Suicide, Debt Trap
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,
Pages: 54 - 61