Economic Survey: shift focus to water productivity

The Economic Survey 2018-19 has suggested that the Government should shift its focus from ‘land productivity’ to ‘irrigation water productivity’. This shift could happen if India provides incentives to farmers to adopt efficient water use to avert a looming water crisis. The survey has suggested India should introduce (a)improved irrigation methods (b)use technologies and (c)change… Continue reading Economic Survey: shift focus to water productivity