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Farmers Suicide in India- Causes and Remedies: 2006-2010

Kharat Rahul Sadashiv
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Kharat Rahul Sadashiv: M. S. Kakade College, Someshwarnagar, Baramati – 413 102, Maharashtra, India

International Journal of Economics and Empirical Research (IJEER), 2015, vol. 3, issue 5, 245-252

Abstract: Purpose: India is an Agrarian economy where more than 60% population either directly or indirectly depends on agriculture & its allied activities. Methodology: But in the race of development of industrial and service sector, India has totally neglected to agriculture sector and its allied activities. This negligence resulted to increase in cost of production and losses also. After globalization, Indian farmers are in financial trouble and negligence of politicians and socialist towards rejuvenation, relaxation & development of farmers and Agriculture, forces farmers to commit suicide. Findings: This research paper focuses on state-wise quantitative data of farmer’s suicide in India and reasons of the same with effective remedies. It also compares data of farmer’s suicides for period 1995-2005 to 2006-2010. Recommendations: This study open new directions for further research.

Keywords: Agriculture; Farmers Suicide; Globalization; Financial Trouble (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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