Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

The year 2023 has been momentous as we’ve made significant strides during India’s Presidency of the G20. ” India’s G20 Presidency, themed One Earth, One Family, One Future,” draws inspiration from our ancient Sanskrit text of the Maha Upanishad “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” meaning “The Whole World is One Family”. The New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration is also […]

From the chairman’s desk

It gives me special pride this year as India enters her 75 year of independence to reflect on the immense contribution that our industry has been making to serve our farmers. As mentioned by our Prime Minister, the next 25 years can be the “Amrit Kal” of Indian agriculture and India can feed the world […]

Indian Agriculture adapting to new normal

As I reflect on the year gone by, I am only reminded of the oft quoted phrase “when the going gets tough, the tough get going”. The resilience of our farmers in the wake of the unprecedented Covid pandemic was indeed remarkable. Thanks to their untiring effort, India is headed to a record food grain […]

Exemption of Pesticides manufacturing, distribution and sales during the Covid-19 lockdown

“Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures” – Benet Wilson The measures initiated by Government of India in the Farm Sector to overcome challenges posed by COVID pandemic are deeply appreciated. In addition, transformational reforms like deregulation of important commodities, enabling farmers to sell at place of choice and contract farming will enable Indian Agriculture to […]

Partners in Progress for Indian Agriculture

Agriculture is the core pillar in Indian economy that not only ensures food and nutritional security for the country, but the state of our farmers and farming sets the tone for rural demand and socio-economic development of nation at large. CropLife India welcomes and is committed to support Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of […]

Need for technological transformation of Indian Agriculture

It is a proud moment for Indian Agriculture that country is likely to have all me high production of food grains estimated at 284 million tons in 2018-19. Similarly the country is also moving toward record production of horticulture crops estimated at 304 million tons. Since Indian agriculture is still heavily dependent on weather and […]

Customized Approach to various Crop Groups

Indian agriculture sector remains the backbone of the nation’s economy accounting for about 15% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). As Indian agriculture is highly monsoon dependent, out of the 142 million hectares of net sown area, only 45% or 64 million hectares have access to irrigation facilities. Apart from high dependency on monsoon […]

Propagation of new technologies for Crop Protection industry

After a challenging 2012-13, Agriculture Sector registered a growth of 4.7% in 2013-14 when compared to 1.4% growth in 2012-13. Agricultural exports also registered an increase of 5.1% in 2013-14 contributing to 12% of the total exports of the country. The food grains production was at 265 million tonnes but will fall short of the […]

Importance of Crop Protection Products in Indian Agriculture

Chemical crop protection products, commonly referred to as pesticides or agrochemical products, play a vital role in controlling the pests and diseases that infect, consume or damage crops thereby significantly reducing the quantity and quality of food production, while the