IMPACT OF THREE FARM BILLS ON AGRICULTURE DURING COVID-19 IN INDIA

Authors

  • Namita Kaur
  • Harjot Singh
  • Johar Singh

Abstract

The effect of COVID-19 has significantly affected every citizen of every country across the globe in one way or the other. India is a country where the main population depends on agriculture sector. India might face a complicated situation because along with other sectors like tourism, education, hospitality, etc, even this sector will be affected. India announced Lockdown -Phase1 in the month of March 2020 where certain limitations were levied by the the government. In addition to this in the same period three farmer bills’2020 were introduced which led to further aggravation of crisis situation. There are both pros and cons of all things. Similarly, the farms bills introduced might not really work well in future. In case if pandemic situation arises in future also then there will not be any stock yields left with govt in their mandi boards and the private sectors will play its own selfish role leading to high prices of the produces leading to increase in demand and less supply. This study aims to study the necessity for making arrangements for drafting of strategies and policies for the food safety during post-COVID-19 pandemic such offering grants and aids for agriculturalist and supervisory the rise of arrest of food and other essential commodities. Also, long-term plans like strengthening of the food supply chain is also the need of the hour. Every citizen should contribute his bit by joining hands together to make policy execution and every relief program across the country a success in times of need.

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Published

2021-02-16

How to Cite

Namita Kaur, Harjot Singh, & Johar Singh. (2021). IMPACT OF THREE FARM BILLS ON AGRICULTURE DURING COVID-19 IN INDIA. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 18(4), 1952-1962. Retrieved from https://archives.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/6604