October 29, 2020
Farm Reforms: Green Revolution II Needs Kisan Camps
September 22, 2020
Data collection could help India tackle its food inflation problem
In LiveMint, Aditya Kuvalekar and Niranjan Rajadhyaksha suggest a farmer facing app which can provide harvest-time price forecasts to inform sowing decisions of farmers and address some of the possible concerns in doing so....
September 20, 2020
Anti-farmer policies of pro farmer politics
In this article for The New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar discusses the anti-Farmer policies of pro-farmer politics.
November 03, 2019
Indians gasp as governments grope
In this article, Shankkar Aiyar examines the role of various sectors in contributing to the increase in air pollution levels in Delhi and the need for enforcement of government policies....
March 11, 2019
The mounting challenges of a two-speed Indian economy
The dualism of income stagnation in the farm sector and the rapid growth in rest of the private sector is our next big hurdle.
July 10, 2018
Politics of Paddy and MSP of Votes
Maharashtra, where the BJP faces a possible Congress and NCP coalition and the tantrums of seasonal friend Shiv Sena, is the largest producer of jowar.
November 10, 2017
Viewpoint: Modi's Currency Gamble Damaged Indian Economy
Visiting Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, Praveen Chakravarty, writes for BBC News about the impact of demonetisation on the three most important sectors in India; agriculture, manufacturing and construction, one year post Demonetisation....
June 12, 2017
Politicians Trap India’s Farmers between Scarcity and Surplus
The continuous plight of Indian farmers irrespective of the Governments in power or robust agricultural growth.
January 23, 2017
The Sordid Saga of Rs. 92,651 Crore Post-Harvest Losses
Shankkar Ayar places the figure of Rs. 92,651 crore as the money that farmers lose annually to systemic sloth.
September 25, 2016
Quota Politics by Marathas, Patidars and Jats Is about Economics of Agriculture
The article postulates that the increasing agitation among prosperous and powerful communities for quotas is due to the broken state of agriculture