Pocket Book of Agricultural Statistics, an abridged version of `Agricultural Statistics at a Glance"m serves as a quick reference guide to all essential data relating to agricultural sector. This edition of Pocket Book takes forward continuous endeavor to incorporate information on the emerging areas of concern relating to agriculture sector. The edition includes updated information on all the key indicators of agriculture and allied sector along with progress under various new initiatives of the Government, viz.

Agriculture and allied sector forms the bedrock of Indian economy as it engages more than 50% of the workforce and contributes about 17% to the country’s Gross Value Added (GVA). The developments in this sector are keenly watched by the policy makers, business, academia and other stakeholders. The flagship publication of Directorate of Economics & Statistics, namely ‘Agricultural Statistics at a Glance’ is one of the most reliable sources of information to gauge the performance of agriculture and allied sector in India.

The Directorate of Economics and Statistics brings out its flagship publication “Agricultural Statistics at a Glance” every year. The publication is widely used as a trusted source of information on various aspects of agriculture and allied sector, including crop production and productivity, growth and investment in agriculture, minimum support price, cost of production, terms of trade, imports and exports, land-use statistics, agricultural inputs, rainfall distribution, etc.

The fourteenth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) is a compilation of the various subject matter recommendations, which are detailed in the previous Volumes. The recommendations are presented theme-wise where possible, with timelines indicated, to guide the implementing parties.

The Pocket Book of Agricultural Statistics begun in 2013 as a quick reference guide for all the essential data relating to agricultural sector. This year's pocket book takes forward the continuous endeavor towards improving ready access to key data on agriculture and allied sector. The pocket book includes updated information on key indicators of agriculture and allied sector. In addition, this has been enriched with the status on various new initiatives of the Government, viz., Soil Health Card Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), micro irrigation, etc.

This edition of the 'State of Indian Agriculture' provides a comprehensive analysis of the recent performance of the agriculture and allied sectors in India and also analyze the major emerging challenges.

The ninth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) examines the need and the scope to develop additional economic activities in the agrarian rural economy.

The ninth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) examines the need and the scope to develop additional economic activities in the agrarian rural economy.

The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries (DADF) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India, released “National Action Plans” focusing on various sub-sectors of India’s dynamic livestock industry.

The sixth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) examines the actionable strategies and practices to achieve sustainability in agriculture. Sustainability, of productivity and production, is critical in ensuring viability and consistent growth in both farm production and income.

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