From ancient time, for food purpose, people engaged themselves in agriculture. 90% of the population were depended on agriculture for self-subsistence, in other words, their main purpose was to produce food for self-consumption and not for selling. Gradually, food produced sold within India. When new machines and technology influenced our country, agriculture was the first occupation which greatly affected. It led to the mechanization in agriculture. Different machines such as Ploughing machine, tractor, threshing machine, etc. were used. This way, Production increased greatly and with the green revolution, we started producing in large quantity. We started exporting to other countries. Even today more than 50% of the population is engaged in agriculture. Thus, agriculture in India is an important part of our society.
NOTE- Green revolution started with the purpose to bring changes in the agriculture sector with the introduction of the modern technique methods such as the use of High-yield seeds (HYV), fertilizers, pesticides, tractors, and other related machines.
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