Q. 64.8( 10 Votes )
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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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