Reverse migration cheers up agricultural sector in villages | CIHEAM Press Review |
Reverse migration of labourers and closure of workspaces in urban areas due to the pandemic could have a positive impact on the rural agricultural sector as migrants that returned home and are now involved in farm work.
Ample farming hands aided by a good monsoon has made way for higher sowing of agricultural lands in some states. Official data shows, that kharif crop sowing across India this year is 21% more than last year.
Experts predict that the plentiful harvests and a good kharif harvest could support the sagging Indian economy.