Ashok Gulati raises concern over farm income and needs to create non-farm jobs - April 3, 2013

In a meet in CCi, Ashok Gulati said that the average income from farm jobs is 10000 while the average non –farm income is 80000.

In a meet in CCi, Ashok Gulati said that the average income from farm jobs is 10000 while the average non –farm income is 80000. He said that the country is presently food secure and that the minimum support price has become the maximum price of grains. With a burgeoning supply of grains it is essential that the country’s 50% population that only contributes to 135 of the national income has occupation alternatives.

Source: www.economictimes.com, April 3, 2013. “More non-farm jobs must for securing farmers' income: Government”

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