Task Force on Agriculture Development
Task Force on Agriculture Development

In pursuance of the decision taken in the first meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, held on 8 February 2015, a Task Force on Agriculture Development was constituted under the chairmanship of Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog:

  1. To coordinate and develop synergy with Central Ministries and State Government task forces

  2. To recommend strategies for reinvigorating agriculture in all its aspects

  3. To formulate strategies for reforms, innovation and technology diffusion

  4. To identify successful experiments and programmes from which all States and UTs may learn

  5. Any other measures

Based on the work of the Task Force, an occasional paper (not exhaustive) was brought out in December 2015. Raising Agricultural Productivity and Making Farming Remunerative for Farmers concentrated on a subset of important issues confronting Indian agriculture.