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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:- Indian Council Of Agriculture Research (ICAR)