P K Ghosh, Prabhat Kumar, Debashis Chakraborty, Debashis Mandal and P N Sivalingam
  • ISBN : 9789390591534
  • year : 2021
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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The book brings out an encyclopaedic picture of the potential areas of transformative Indian agriculture through innovations in science, technology, institutional and policy affairs directed in building a self-reliant India (Atmanirbhar Bharat). The book has addressed the challenges to make India free from hunger, poverty and undernutrition, and suggested interventions with focus on all-inclusiveness and sustainability, peace and prosperity, and resilience to climate and other volatilities. Most of these propositions are analogous to the Sustainable Development Goals – Agenda 2030, which India has committed to achieve. 36 chapters has covered the following priority areas: accelerated and sustainable production and ecological intensification of agriculture; doubling farmers' income through inclusive growth, diversification and better linkage of farmers to markets; fostering entrepreneurship for employment and economic security; innovations in science and technology, and precision agriculture as the main driver of transformation; value-chain management and prevention of post-harvest losses; remunerative prices and market reforms; adopting climate-smart agriculture; secondary agriculture; water security and rainfed area development; soil health and nutrient management; technological advances in crop health management; crop protection issues on emerging production system; agro-biodiversity; renewable energy development; Artificial Intelligence, and Knowledge Platform to reshape India; transforming agricultural education; investing in agri-food systems with special reference to research, education and extension; policies for farmers – serving farmers to save farming; institutionalizing monitoring, evaluation, and impact analysis. . The book specially covers critical needs for development on different fragile ecosystems such as coastal, desert, hill, ravine and other marginal ecosystems. For each of the above areas, necessary policy options, actions, and path ahead to transform Indian agriculture for achieving Atmanirbhar Bharat have been elucidated. The book will act as a very useful guidance for the policy makers, and development communities, and a reference document to the academicians as well. Contents: Theme 1: Agriculture Sector in India: Challenges Now and in Future 1. Indian Agriculture: Issues, Challenges and Priorities P.K. Ghosh, P.N. Sivalingam, Debashis Chakraborty, Debashis Mandal and Prabhat Kumar 2. Innovations in Agriculture: An Overview Jagdish Kumar, P.N. Sivalingam, Mallikarjuna, J, S.K. Jain Sridhar, J, K. Kiran Kumar, Sujay Anand and P.K. Ghosh Theme 2: New Trends and Future Research and Development in Crop Improvement 3. New Plant Breeding Techniques and Current Trends in Plant Breeding Research Kumar Durgesh, Gyan P. Mishra, Rekha Joshi and S.M.S. Tomar 4. Innovations in Seed Sector and Its Regulations for Atmanirbhar Bharat D. Vijay 5. Innovations on Agrobiodiversity for Sustainable Agriculture in India K.K. Gangopadhyay, Anuradha Agrawal, Gowthami R. 6. Innovations to Make India Self-Reliant in Edible Oil Production: The Story of Oil Palm R.K. Mathur, K. Manorama, B. Kalyanababu, G. Ravichandran K. Ramachandrudu and M.V. Prasad Theme 3: Innovations and Strategies for Abiotic Stress Management 7. Natural Resource Management for Building a Self-Reliant India Debashis Mandal, Nishita Giri, Gopal Kumar and Raman Jeet Singh 8. Innovations in Water Management in Agriculture K.G. Mandal, Dibakar Ghosh, Amod K. Thakur and R.K. Mohanty 9. Innovations of Controlling Desertification and in Renewable Energy Priyabrata Santra, Mahesh Kumar, N.R. Panwar, R.K. Goyal, H.M. Meena R.N. Kumawat, Akath Singh and B.L. Manjunatha 10. Innovations on Climate Smart Agriculture and Structural Reforms for Self-Reliant India Gouranga Kar and Ritesh Saha 11. Carbon Neutral Roadmap for Green India Shrikant Badole, Dibakar Roy, Love Kumar Singh, Ashim Datta 12. Innovative Solutions to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions P. Bhattacharyya, S. Neogi, S.R. Padhy, P.K. Dash 13. Disaster Management: New Strategies Joydeep Mukherjee and K.K. Bandyopadhyay Theme 4: Innovations and Strategies for Biotic Stress Management 14. New Innovations and Approaches for Biotic Stress Management of Crops Kiran Kumar, J. Sridhar, V.K. Choudhary, H.K. Singh, B. Parameshwari K.M. Senthil Kumar, Bhimeshwari Sahu, Narasimham Dokka P.N.Sivalingam 15. Pest and Disease Monitoring and Surveillance for Ensuring Food Security S.N. Mandal and Parimal Sinha 16. Novel Approaches for Biotic Stress Management in the Emerging Production System Jeer, M, Sahu, M.P.and Choudhary, V.K. Theme 5: Innovative Technologies for Agroecosystem Development 17. Innovations on Farming System Models U. K. Behera 18. Innovative Farming Systems for Self-Reliance of Farmers in Eastern India M.S. Malik, P.K. Ghosh, Pinaky Rai, Nikita Kumari and Christina Minz 19. Agroforestry for Sustainable Intensification in Agriculture: Necessary Structural Reforms for Self Reliancy R. Kaushal, S.B. Chavan, A.K. Handa, R. Dhiman, D. Mandal Chhavi Sirohi, and O.P. Chaturvedi 20. Innovations on Hill Agriculture: Research and Development Anup Das, Lopa Mudra Sahoo, Subhra Saikat Roy, Jayanta Layek Raghavendra Singh, G.S. Yadav, Saurav Saha, M.A. Ansari Vinay Singh, Subhash Babu, K.P. Mohapatra and B.K. Kandpal 21. Innovative Approaches for Agriculture in Coastal Fragile Ecosystem in India Uttam Kumar Mandal, Subhasis Mandal, Tashi Dorjee Lama and Dhiman Burman 22. Structural Reforms for Inclusive Agricultural Growth and Self-Reliance of Bundelkhand Region Sunil Kumar, Gaurendra Gupta, A.K. Handa and P.K. Ghosh Theme 6: New Science and Speciality Agriculture 23. New Vistas in Secondary Agriculture Krishnasree, V., Sujatha R., Seema, B.R. and Archana, P. 24. Trends in Hi-Tech Agriculture Sector Prabhat Kumar, S. Gorantiwar, S.M. More, Awani Kumar Singh and Pinaki Roy 25. Use of Space Technology in Agriculture: Innovations for a Change of Paradigm Debashis Chakraborty, Sunayan Saha and Saurav Saha 26. Role of Digital Solutions in Agricultural Sector Gopal, U. Shinde, Prabhat Kumar and P.K. Ghosh 27. Waste to Wealth: Innovative Ideas and Technological Initiatives Shiv Dhar, Renu Singh, Manoj Shrivastava and Seema Sangwan 28 Post-harvest Management Through Convergence of Innovation and Technology Sudheer K.P., Sreelakshmi, K. Unni and Vithu Prabha Theme 7: Research and Development in Allied Sectors 29. Research and Development, Innovations in Livestock and Fodder Sector Sunil Kumar, B.G. Shivakumar, S.K. Mahanta, Deepak Upadhyay and P.K. Ghosh 30 New Developments in Fisheries Sector Gopal Krishna Theme 8: Agricultural Education, Extension and Socio-economic Reforms 31. Innovations and Reforms in Agricultural Marketing R.S. Pundir, Ganga Devi and Rachana Bansal 32. Innovations in Infrastructure Development for Agricultural Growth Pawanexh Kohli, Raka Saxena, Ritambhara Singh and Vinita Kanwal 33. Innovations on Extension Models for Self-Reliant India P. Mooventhan, R. Roy Burman and Souvik Ghosh 34. Innovations on Agricultural Education and Policy Prabhat Kumar and P.K. Ghosh 35. Structural Reforms of KVK for Atmanirbhar Bharat Subrata Kumar Roy, Jyotirmayee Udgata and Partha Pratim Pal Theme 9: Governance and Policy Reforms 36. Governance and Policy Reforms P.K. Ghosh, P.N. Sivalingam, Debashis Mandal, Debashis Chakraborty and Prabhat Kumar