Q. 23.8( 9 Votes )
The land under cultivation has got reduced day by day. Can you imagine its consequences?
The fall in land available for cultivation along with an increasing population has led to the following consequences :
i) India is not a self-sufficient country in terms of food grains.
ii) This often leads to food shortage and a rise in the price of the same.
iii) Farmers are unemployed. Thus, they have lost their livelihood.
iv) Some farmers start cultivating high-value crops.
v) Shortage of raw material supply to the agro-industries.
vi) The negative export rate in terms of the agriculture sector, which comprises a major portion of international trade.
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