question_answer29) A recent news report states "Soon, the state's agriculture department will provide direct cash subsidy to farmers through its various schemes. The major schemes will be supply of micro-nutrients on which the farmers get 75 per cent subsidy. Subsidy of 50 per cent is also provided on different pesticides. Another major subsidy given by the agriculture department is on various types of seeds. The department also provides subsidy of 50 per cent on various agricultural implements such as cultivator, harrow, leveller, thresher, sowing cap, fan, etc. Subsidy of Rs. 45000 is also provided on the purchase of tractors to small and marginal farmers." Why do the state governments give so many subsidies to the farmers? Is there not a better method for solving the farmers' problems?View Answer play_arrow
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