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Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on Agriculture in India: A Review

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 6)

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Page : 1727-1728

Keywords : Impact; COVID-19; Agriculture; Tranportation; Harvest and Pandemic;

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The imposition of nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19, no doubt has devastating impact on economy in general. But its impact on agricultural (farm economy) in particular is complex and varied across diverse segments that form agricultural value chains faced a severe hit, because of halted transportation and stagnating the harvest as the produce could not reach mandis. This result in disruption of supply chain. Moreover the unavailablity of migrant labourers, intercepting the harvest and post harvest operation. Thus the pandemic has given rise to several challenges in procurement operation as well. This effect will reverberate across the large economy and will have longer impact.

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