Current Affairs Focus (CAF) Mains 2017: Day 2
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3. Agrarian distress has become a serious challenge for the economy and has grave socio-political repercussions. Examine the factors that have led to this situation. Also discuss the measures taken by the government to address the same. Do loan waivers offer a sustainable solution to this problem? Critically analyse.
4. The central government has drafted the Agricultural Produce and Livestock Marketing (Promotion and Facilitating) Act (APLM), 2017 which will replace the Agriculture Produce Markets Committee Act, 2003. Discuss its objectives, provisions and significance.
5. The food processing sector in India has got immense potential and the government has taken many initiatives to tap the same. In this light, examine the need, objective and significance of the SAMPAN scheme for the food processing industry in India.