Disruptions in Agriculture Technology in India | Ashok Gulati | TEDxMDAE

By | 23rd July 2017
Disruptions in Agriculture Technology in India | Ashok Gulati | TEDxMDAE

Availability of food in India today is possible due to evolution of technology used in agriculture. In this talk, Dr. Gulati explains how India adopted new technologies in the past and what is going to happen in the future.

Ashok Gulati is currently Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), which he joined in March, 2014. During March 2011-February 2014, he was Chairman of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP), a body responsible for recommending Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) of 23 important agri-commodities to Government of India. Prior to this, Dr Gulati was Director at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) for more than 10 years (Jan 2001-Feb 2011). Before joining IFPRI, he also served as NABARD Chair Professor at the Institute of Economic Growth, and Chief Economist at the National Council of Applied Economics Research in India. He has also been a member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

6 thoughts on “Disruptions in Agriculture Technology in India | Ashok Gulati | TEDxMDAE

  1. Sandeep Gurram

    When we are being the largest exporter of rice, then why the poverty in India exists. When we being one of the largest producer of milk why 40 percent of milk in the market is synthetic milk. Instead of standing in a queue for milk we stand in a queue for admission in hospitals

  2. Utkarsh Niranjan

    where is the problem? farmers are still in miserable condition

  3. Ramakrishnan Devarajan

    Really a crap one! because of the green revolution the fucking efficiency of soil have come down to 300% You cannot copy the Agri model of the US or EU to India as the clear understanding of the Economic model should be made. In the US and EU the more subsidiaries are give to agriculture Produce than the other sectors. For EU farmers security bill states that it gives the subs. of about 5 billion to get the yield of around the 4 billion which means the farmers get paid for they did nothing , but in this case its different. In India more than 60% population doing small agriculture. If this fucking revolution happens this would also leads to monopolization. you must understand the situation when a Pharma giant Bayer have interest in buying a Seed company Monsanto


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