Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs): A Scheme for Transforming the Agricultural Sector of India


  • Shabana Momin Department of Commerce, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur Chhattisgarh, 495001 India
  • Shailesh K. Dwivedi Department of Commerce, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur Chhattisgarh, 495001 India


FPOs, Agriculture, Indian Economy, Government Initiatives, Expansion of Agriculture


India is well-known for being the "Land of Villages." About 65 percent of India's people live in villages (according to World Bank). Agriculture and activities related to agriculture are their main occupations. As the largest and most significant sector of our economy, agriculture employs more than 70% of Indians. The Indian economy is heavily dependent on agriculture. The aim of the study is to address the present scenario of the agriculture sector in India. To gain knowledge about government initiatives and plans for the extension of agriculture, as well as the role that agriculture plays in the Indian economy. In this study, secondary sources of data were used. The information has been gathered from agricultural department journals, periodicals, publications, etc. This study reached the conclusion that the government of India initiates several plans for growth and supports agriculture and the allied sector. Through government support, agriculture and the allied sector contributed a huge portion of GVA in Indian economy.


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Momin, S., & Dwivedi, S. K. . (2024). Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs): A Scheme for Transforming the Agricultural Sector of India. Advancement in Management and Technology (AMT) , 4(4), 12-17. Retrieved from