Official Data reveal the miserable conditions of Kisans

Agriculture, long considered the backbone of Indian society, is no longer yielding enough income for those engaged in it

The Situation Assessment Survey (SAS), published by the National Statistical Office on 10 September, 2021, is the most comprehensive official survey on economic conditions of peasants in the country. It was conducted in 2019 and collected data for the 12-month period July 2018 to June 2019. It confirms the severity of the agrarian crisis and the miserable conditions of kisan families.

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