Articles by: Dr Gian Singh

Farmers and Agricultural Labourers’ Suicides- Time for governments and society to wake up

Farmers and Agricultural Labourers’ Suicides- Time for governments and society to wake up

Figures on suicides released by the National Crime Records Bureau on October 28, 2021 show that 10,677 people related to agricultural sector committed suicide in the country during 2020. Among those who committed suicide were 5,579 farmers and 5,098 agricultural labourers. During 2019, 5957 farmers committed suicide, which is 5579 during 2020. These figures show a 6.35 per cent reduction[Read More…]

by 31/10/2021 Comments are Disabled India
‘Small Farmers, the Glory of the Nation’

‘Small Farmers, the Glory of the Nation’

The Prime Minister of the country Narendra Modi has given the slogan ‘Small farmers, the glory of the nation’. His slogan is quite accurate, as evidenced by a report by the United Nations. The report highlights the fact that family farming is the only way to ensure food security for the whole world and save the environment from pollution. The[Read More…]

by 18/10/2021 Comments are Disabled India