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In what possible ways can technology make Indian agriculture more intellectually satisfying and economically rewarding? Elaborate.

Topic: 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.

6. In what possible ways can technology make Indian agriculture more intellectually satisfying and economically rewarding? Elaborate. (250 words)

Reference: The Hindu

Why the question:

Civil Aviation Ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation have granted conditional permission to the International Crops Research Institute for the deployment of drones for agricultural research activities.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss the role of technology in making agriculture more prospective for the country.

Directive:

Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Present statistics depicting importance of agriculture to Indian economy.

Body:

Discuss why there is need to develop agriculture technologically.

Explain what it means to make agriculture intellectually satisfying and economically rewarding – talk about engaging more youth, making agriculture sector more attractive, creating more jobs etc.

Present the efforts of the government in this direction in the recent times.

Conclusion:

Conclude by re-emphasizing the importance of agriculture and its development to the Indian economy.