Technology Vision 2035 – Putting Science to Use

*K. SYAMA PRASAD **VIRAT MAJBOOR The Prime Minister unveiled the ‘Technology Vision Document 2035’ while inaugurating the 103rd Indian Science Congress on 3rd January 2016. The document foresees the Indians of 2035, and technologies required for fulfilling their needs. It is not a visualization of technologies that will be available […]

Climate Change Impacts Farm Sector Growth

*Gargi Parsai The year 2015 was a challenging one for the agriculture sector. It was the second consecutive year of hardships for farmers owing to drought and inclement weather in several parts of the country highlighting the urgency to address issues of climate change. The concerns are carried forward in […]

Soil Health Card – A tool for Agriculture revolution

by Nirendra Dev* Agriculture since ages is the mainstay of the Indian population. The story of Indian agriculture has been a spectacular one, with a global impact for its multi-functional success in generating employment, livelihood, food, nutritional and ecological security. Agriculture and allied activities contribute about 30 per cent to […]

Glimpse of National Mission for Skill Development

1. Introduction 1.1 Skills and knowledge are the driving forces of economic growth and social development for any country. 1.2 India currently faces a severe shortage of well-trained, skilled workers. It is estimated that only 2.3 % of the workforce in India has undergone formal skill training as compared to […]