by aditya abhishek
If we are having food in our plates to fulfil our basic need for survival then it is possible because of hardworking & dedicated farmers working in their field.
Every year on 23rd December, India celebrates National Farmers Day or Kisan Diwas to observe the birth anniversary of Choudhary Charan Singh.
Choudhary Charan Singh was India's fifth Prime Minister. His publications & farmer welfare programmes helped in improving life of farmers.
He helped to remove exploitative structure of landowners or zamindars who were exploiting farmers, and brought new land laws to help farmers grow & sustain.
Every year on this day government and private institutes share their views and ideas to improve farming status and the livelihood of farmers in the country.
Because of dedication of farmers and support of government policies, India is the largest producer of milk, pulses, and jute in the world.
Not only this, India is also the second largest producer of rice, wheat, sugarcane, groundnut, vegetables, fruit and cotton in the world.
However, Indian farmers faces lot of challenges such as supply chain, market availability, storage capacity, skill development, technology advancement, etc.
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