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Task Force on Agriculture Development

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


  1. To coordinate and develop synergy with the Central Ministries and State Governments Task Forces,

  2. To recommend strategies for re-invigorating 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, and

  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.