Is there a double whammy for agrochemical industry in India?

Is there a double whammy for agrochemical industry in India?

Indian agrochemical industry is on the verge of a double whammy owing to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic that forced the economic activities to shut, coupled with the proposed ban on 27 generic molecules which is going to increase the input cost. Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, Insecticides (India) writes on the shift in the economy of agrochemical industry in India

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Is Indian dairy sector buoyant enough to sail through COVID-19 crisis?

Is Indian dairy sector buoyant enough to sail through COVID-19 crisis?

With breakdown of market linkage, lowering demand and rising input cost, like other sectors, COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted Indian dairy sector too which contributes 26 percent to country’s agricultural GDP and provides livelihoods to millions of rural households. Dr. Gunjan Bhandari and Priyanka Lal from ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana discuss on the recovery of the sector

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