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Rural economy will be India’s lifeline in this epic crisis. After many years, farmers are smiling.

As the pandemic cripples urban centres, India will have to rely on its farm economy to provide relief to millions. Bharat or rural India appears to be smiling now, aided by bountiful rains, bumper harvests, and government schemes. Some luck with monsoon this year, and continued government support, will be a shot in the arm for farmers – and India.
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Farmers thresh the harvested paddy amidst the lockdown in Morigaon district of Assam on June 5, 2020 Getty Images
Farmers thresh the harvested paddy amidst the lockdown in Morigaon district of Assam on June 5, 2020
It’s in part fortuitous, and in part a fundamental shift in ground realities. At a time when India is in deep economic distress, with its urban centres devastated by the pandemic, there is hope from the country’s boondocks – the rural economy. Cities are seen as the engines of prosperity for any economy, but India may just have
For India’s poor, then, the rural economy offers hope in this dark hour. Some luck – with another good monsoon this year – and continued support from government policies. In the next part we will look at how greater impetus can be imparted to the agricultural economy through various reform measures. ( Graphics by Mohammad Arshad)
It’s in part fortuitous, and in part a fundamental shift in ground realities. At a time when India is in deep economic distress, with its urban centres devastated by the pandemic, there is hope from the country’s boondocks – the rural economy. Cities are seen as the engines of prosperity for any economy, but India may just have For India’s poor, then, the rural economy offers hope in this dark hour. Some luck – with another good monsoon this year – and continued support from government policies. In the next part we will look at how greater impetus can be imparted to the agricultural economy through various reform measures. ( Graphics by Mohammad Arshad)

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