AGRICULTURE INDIA

ASSOCIATED PRESS

False Dichotomy: Industry Growth Is Crucial, Needn't Come At The Expense Of Agriculture

Indian farmers and their children recognize the superior prospects that faster-growing industry and services can potentially offer. According to a recent survey conducted by the NGO Lokniti, 62 percent of all farmers say that they would quit farming if they could get a job in the city. As for their children, 76 percent say that they would like to take a profession other than farming.