Agriculture in India is the single largest enterprise that presently contributes over 14% of national GDP, accounts for more than 10% of the national exports, engages about 52% of national workforce and forms the backbone of agro-based industry. It also addresses non trading issues of food and nutritional security, income generation, poverty alleviation, gender, ecology and environment. The generation and infusion of agricultural production technologies have made a visible impact on national food and nutritional security.
Farmers across the worlds and specifically so in India have been specialized in production of food sector. Over the last four decades, etc reputing in increased production and productivity of various commodity.
Agriculture continues to be the main source of livelihood for nearly 67 percent of the rural population in India. The livelihood patterns covers various sectors such as agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, fisheries, forestry etc within the above sectors, the livelihood base course the area of production, processing, marketing, input supply of the support services etc from Sindhudurg Zilha Krishi Pratishthan.
– Brig. Sudhir Sawant, Chairman, SZKP