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7) Farmers’ unions and political parties have been demanding the implementation of the Swaminathan minimum support price (cost plus 50%) to address agrarian crisis and farmers’ distress. Do you think implementation of this recommendation alone would address the agrarian crisis issue? Critically examine.

TopicIssues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices;

7) Farmers’ unions and political parties have been demanding the implementation of the Swaminathan minimum support price (cost plus 50%) to address agrarian crisis and farmers’ distress. Do you think implementation of this recommendation alone would address the agrarian crisis issue? Critically examine. (200 Words)

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