Do We Need an Agricultural Revolution?

Since independence, we have had revolutions across the entire spectrum of colors. The list starts from black revolution (petroleum), continues with grey (fertilizers), brown (leather, cocoa), blue (fish), yellow (oil seed), green (agriculture), red (meat, tomato), pink (onions, prawn), golden (overall horticulture, honey, fruit), golden fiber (jute), silver (egg), silver fiber (cotton), and ends with white (dairy, milk). Each one of these revolutions promoted awareness and spurred production level to varied degrees of success. Today, the appalling situation of an average farmer, with meager income and continued dependence on weather conditions, merits the requirement of another agricultural revolution- probably related towards mechanization. As a ray of hope, such a revolution is quietly coming around.

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