Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation), bill 2020

Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation), bill 2020 aims to Break the monopoly of government-regulated mandis and provide farmers and traders freedom of choice of sale and purchase of Agri-produce. Following are salient features Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation), bill 2020:   Trade of farmers’ produce: It allows intrastate and… Continue reading Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation), bill 2020

Three Farm Acts and their constitutional debate.

Source: The Hindu Syllabus: Gs3: Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure, Devolution of Powers Context: The passage of the three Farm Acts has raised a constitutional debate on Union’s powers to legislate on state subjects. What are the three contentious farm bills? The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020. The… Continue reading Three Farm Acts and their constitutional debate.

Significance and Issues associated with Farms laws

Source: The Hindu Syllabus: GS3: Issues related to Direct and Indirect Farm Subsidies and Minimum Support Prices Context: Recently, the President has given his ascent on the three farm Bills. What are the issues with the bill? No clarity on MSP:the Bill does not specify that the contract price should be above the Minimum Support Price (MSP) declared by… Continue reading Significance and Issues associated with Farms laws

Benefits of the farms laws

Source- The Indian Express Syllabus- GS 3- Transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints Context- Many benefits are associated with farm laws that should be considered in the debates around them. How is the agriculture sector working on India’s Independence and till present? 1947-Agriculture contributed 50 per cent to the national income and… Continue reading Benefits of the farms laws

Reasons behind protest against farm laws

Source- The Indian Express Syllabus- GS 3- Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support price Context- There are many reasons behind the recently erupted protest against farm laws that should have been avoided by the government. What are the new Farm Bills? Three Farm Bills that are bond for contention- The Farmers’ Produce… Continue reading Reasons behind protest against farm laws

Farm bills and opposition hypocrisy

Source – The Indian Express Syllabus – GS 3- 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. Context– The government claims that the new farm bills are a historic step taken… Continue reading Farm bills and opposition hypocrisy

Farmers protesting on Farm bills

Source- The Indian Express Syllabus- GS 3-  Transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers Context- Farmer’s organisation across the country gave a call for a bandh on September 25th to protest the three bills passed by Parliament. What are the new Farm Bills? Three Farm Bills that… Continue reading Farmers protesting on Farm bills