Agriculture Education System

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Chapter Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. History of Agriculture Education system
  3. Present status of Agriculture Education system
  4. Scope
  5. Constraints
  6. Solution
  7. Summary

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Agriculture has been the mainstay of Indian economy since ages. The agriculture sector in India provides livelihood to about 52% of the population of the country. It contributes about 15% to the Gross Domestic Product. It has enabled the country to increase production of food grains by 4-fold, horticultural crops by 6-fold, fish by 9-fold (marine 5-fold and inland 17-fold), milk by 6-fold, and eggs by 27-fold since 1950-51; thus making a visible impact on the national food and nutritional security

Sources:- Italic textIndian Council Of Agriculture Research (ICAR)

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After reading this chapter, you are expected to learn about:


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After reading this chapter, you are expected to learn about:

Importance of agriculture education in today's scenario.



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The key points of this chapter are as follows:

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