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2. AGRICULTURE Indian Agricultural System 3. India is basically an agricultural country.Agriculture in India has a long history dating back to ten thousand years. Today India produces more than 135 crops in different forms 4. India is the largest producer in the world of milk, cashew nuts, coconuts, tea, ginger, turmeric and black pepper, and has the worlds largest cattle population (281 million).It is the second largest producer of wheat, rice, sugar, groundnut and inland fish. 5. Food grains 6. Fruits and nuts 7. Fruits 8. Spices 9. Spices 10. Tea and Coffee 11. Indias position in world Agriculture Rank Total Area Irrigated AreaSeventh First Population Economically Active populationSecond Second Total CerealsThird WheatSecond RiceSecond Coarse grainsFourth Total PulsesFirst Oil SeedsSecond Fruits and VegetablesSecond Milk Live Stock (castles, Buffaloes)First First 12. Indian Agriculture Provides about 65% of the livelihood Accounts for 27% of GDP Contributes 21% of Total Exports, and Supplies Raw materials to Industries Growth Rate in production - 5.7% Food grains production 211.17 mt 13. Agriculture Sector is changing the socio-economic environments of the population due to liberalization and globalization About 75% people are living in rural areas and are still dependent on Agriculture. About 43% of Indias geographical area is used for agricultural activity Agriculture continues to play a major role in Indian Economy 14. Thank you