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SOME EMERGING ISSUES

Certain issues need to be immediately answered by the researchers?
1.The new Agri reforms bill will harm the existing mandies and ultimately bring an end to them.
2. Big and resourceful traders will take control of the entire supplies, and nothing will be left for the small farmers to sell their produce substantially elsewhere.
3. Contract farming will be beneficial to small farmers since the small farms can be much more productive than the big-sized farms.
4. Contract framing has been unsuccessful in Iran and America.  In the USA, the productivity of farms has increased not only due to contract farming, but it is largely due to the huge government assistance to the farmers.
5.Contract farming in the USA has become the cause of the UNEMPLOYMENT. The number of farmers and farm workers is dwindling fast due to the heavy mechanization of farms by the contracting corporates.
6.  Contracting farming can be successful only on wasteland.
7. Is the Indian economy witnessing a V-Shaped recovery acros…

OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2020 ISSUE

The Indian economy seems to be advancing towards a V-shape recovery.  Gross GST collection in September 2020 has been `95480 crore which is more than 4% in comparison to the collections made in the same month last year. The top 5 states in the GST collection are Maharashtra, Tamilnadu, Gujarat, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh. Exports have increased by 5.27% and imports have decreased by 19.67%. The balance of trade has improved to `.21362 crore in the same month. All this augurs well for the Indian economy in the months to come. In this scenario, Economic Challenger is not left behind in bringing out good research articles hinging around economic performance and policies. The October-December issue reflects it well  below: