Feb 13, 2013 – This year, focus on accurate data and indices for the farm sector

India has made great strides in increasing agricultural production over the last few years. Now it is time for it to focus on farmer prosperity. Often, incorrect data and interpretation, as well as lopsided analyses, have had a damaging impact. Accurate data collection and innovative thinking are needed to address the myriad issues around Indian agriculture. To do this, Budget 2013 would be a good place to begin.