Q. 64.8( 10 Votes )

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Answer :

Agriculture is the mainstay of the Indian economy because:

(a) Two thirds of the population is dependent on agriculture. It generates large scale employment.


(b) It provides food for millions.


(c) It provides raw materials to many agro-based industries like cotton, rubber, sugar.


(d) It contributes 26 percent of GDP.


(e) Export of agricultural products lie tea and spices earns valuable foreign exchange.


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