Indian Agriculture- Status, Importance and Role in Indian Economy

B. Arun

Abstract


Agriculture is an important part of India's economy and at present it is among the top two farm producers in the world. This sector provides approximately 52 percent of the total number of jobs available in India and contributes around 18.1 percent to the GDP. Agriculture is the only means of living for almost two-thirds of the employed class in India. As being stated by the economic data of financial year 2006-07, agriculture has acquired 18 percent of India's GDP. The agriculture sector of India has occupied almost 43percent of India's geographical

 


Keywords


GDP, Agriculture Sector

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