Question raised in Rajya Sabha on accurate record of farmers, 13/03/2020

As per Agriculture Census 2015-16, the total number of operational holdings in the country is 14.65 crore. As per the latest available results of ‘Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Households’ conducted by National Statistical Office (NSO) for the reference agricultural year July 2012-June 2013, the average monthly income per agricultural household is estimated to be Rs. 6,426/.