New Indian Government Takes Promising Steps on Agriculture, Water & Climate

Outlet: Phys.org

July 24, 2014

Riding high on a populist mandate but facing growing concerns of a slowdown in the economy & a rising fiscal deficit, last week Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the new Indian government’s first annual budget. In terms of the urgent need to reform agriculture, address climate change & promote sustainable watershed development, the new budget provides for a number of promising initiatives.

Read more...