Backing the farmers' protest in Delhi, he said that the Central and State governments must pay attention to pricing, procurement and public distribution to address farmers' woes. "The demand for loan waiver comes from the present non-remunerative nature of farming and is indicative of the fact... Read more
The agitating farmers in the country got a shot in their arm on Friday as Prof MS Swaminathan, India’s top agricultural scientist declared his support to them. This is the first time in his life, 93-year-old Prof MS Swaminathan expressing his solidarity with the farmers who are... Read more
As farmers’ rage spills into the national capital, the man whose report forms the core of their demands said a integrated solution was the key to alleviating the deepening agrarian distress in the country.
CHENNAI: Basic difficulties of farmers can be overcome only if integrated attention is given to pricing, procurement and public distribution, said agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan on Friday.