Agriculture

Agriculture sector requires to be corrected Arun Jaitley

Sixty percent of the country s population sharing only 16 percent income it needs to be corrected said FM
Agriculture sector requires to be corrected Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said agriculture was "an important sector" of the Indian economy that requires to be "corrected".

Delivering a lecture in the memory of DP Kohli, the first director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in New Delhi, the minister said a large part of the population was still dependent on agriculture and has to share whatever it earns.

"Sixty percent of the (country’s) population sharing only 16 percent income… it needs to be corrected," Jaitley said.

The finance minister said greater investment in various sector of the Indian economy was needed to take the country forward.

 

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