It could be fairly inferred that the present MSP/assured cost system covers 25 million-plus farmers across all crops, including pulses and oilseeds. The real quantity could be ranging from 15 percent and 25 percent.
вЂњOnly 6% of Indian farmers reap the benefits of minimal support rates (MSP)вЂќ. Therefore widely-quoted is this figure вЂ” particularly within the context of this recently-passed FarmersвЂ™ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act вЂ” so it is actually a factoid if not truism. Read more