With discussions around agitations related to the recent Farm laws, what is missing is context. Reforms in agriculture have a history since India’s independence starting with the Green revolution. This history is important to understand the present.
In this episode, Kunika Balhotra, Suno India’s Research and Communications Officer, spoke to Professor C.S.C. Sekhar to know more about the role of the agricultural sector in the Indian economy and the reforms that have transformed this sector since independence.
Our guest, C.S.C Sekhar is currently a Professor at the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) and Honorary Director (former), Agricultural Economics Research Centre, University of Delhi, India.