COVID-19: Impact of Agriculture in India

AEGAEUM JOURNAL, Volume 8, Issue 5, 2020

9 Pages Posted: 19 May 2020

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Dr. U. Arumugam

Alagappa University

Dr. G. Kanagavalli

Alagappa University - Department of Commerce

Manida M

Alagappa University

Date Written: May 14, 2020


The progressing wellbeing emergency around COVID-19 has influenced varying society. Protecting the life of individuals experiencing the infection just as bleeding-edge welfare responders has been the need of countries. Governments have swung into activities since the Corona virus assault made an extraordinary circumstance. Rules gave by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India on 15 April 2020 after the expansion of lockdown till 10 May 2020, excluded agribusiness, agriculture, creature farming, poultry, and fishery, and partnered exercises from lockdown limitations; workers can go to work, markets are to open, acquirement is to occur and Agri-input shops and agro-handling focuses are to work. MNREGS work will likewise initiate. Powerful spread of the rules and usage on the ground will be urgent, as ranchers gather the rabbi yield and start arrangements for the Kharif season. Going ahead, one can predict numerous difficulties as ranchers and homestead workers set out to modify their lives and jobs. This has led to a fall in the world economy especially in developing countries like India. India with its suitable control has however tried its best to combat this crisis with a country wide lockdown to prevent the health implications. But agriculture being the backbone of the country and the GDP has been impacted in a negative way with enormous disruption in the provide series and cropping decisions for imminent agricultural seasons. All these have a negative implication on the farming group of people that is and will be undergoing serious inimical and mind losses.

Suggested Citation

Arumugam, Dr. U. and Kanagavalli, Dr. G. and M, Manida, COVID-19: Impact of Agriculture in India (May 14, 2020). AEGAEUM JOURNAL, Volume 8, Issue 5, 2020, Available at SSRN:

Dr. U. Arumugam

Alagappa University ( email )

Department of Library and Information Science
r, Department of Corporate Secretary ship, School
Karaikudi, TN Tamil Nadu 630003

Dr. G. Kanagavalli

Alagappa University - Department of Commerce ( email )


Manida M (Contact Author)

Alagappa University ( email )

Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu
9942622958 (Phone)

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