Topic: Agriculture, Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.
4) Palm oil easily constitutes over two-third of India’s burgeoning vegetable oil import and amidst such huge demand sustainability of palm oil Industry in India lingers to face many tests. Analyse.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question is based on the theme of sustainable palm oil industry and the challenges it is facing in the country.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss the challenges being faced by the palm oil industry in the country and what needs to be done to overcome them.
analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
Describe with statistics the palm oil growing regions of the country.
In recent years, rising incomes, expanding population and extant low per-capita availability have combined to boost India’s edible oil consumption.
Then discuss the key problems associated.
Explain in what way with industry backing and consumer awareness, eco-friendly palm oil can find a lucrative market in the country.
Conclude with way forward.