Agricultural Development in India

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  • Q1

    In agriculture is a seasonal activity because

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    specific crop requires specific environment.

    Explanation:

    Agriculture is a seasonal activity because specific crop requires specific environment and specific time. Thus, it leads to seasonal unemployment during a particular part of the year.

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  • Q2

    The percentage of India's population employed in agriculture sector is about

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    60%.

    Explanation:
    Agriculture being the primary activity of our country the major portion of the total population as well as the total work force depends on it for their livelihood.
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  • Q3

    Contribution of Indian agriculture to GDP is about

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    less than 20%.

    Explanation:

    The contribution of agriculture to India’s GDP has a declining trend and now it is only about 16%of total GDP.

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  • Q4

    The major source of livelihood in the rural sector is

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    agriculture.

    Explanation:
    The proportion of rural population dependent on agriculture is around 70 per cent. Major occupation in villages is agriculture.
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  • Q5

    The major source of livelihood in the rural sector in India is

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    agriculture.

    Explanation:
    India, being a developing nation, the primary activity of our country is agriculture. Most of the rural population is dependent on agriculture. They earn their livelihood from farming activities.
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