ICAR- Indian Council of Agriculture Research on its 90th Foundation-day promised to double the Indian farmers' income by 2022.
ICAR has been all along wished scientific intervention with the Indian farmer but it has not been able to revolutionalize farming systems, make it profitable, till recently.
India transformed itself into an exporting country, to a self-sufficient country in nutritional security in foodgrains.
Soil Health Card scheme, has helped to an extent in new gen farming in India. More than one hundred irrigation projects are complete to the augment the water supply, the government ensured one and halftime MSP-Minimum support price over the cost of production for 14 Kharif crops. It is only a beginning of long-term goal and sustains fair price to the farmers.
India has crossed 275 million tonnes of food grain production this year., 10 million tones more than 2013-14. Likewise, Horticulture production crossed 305 million tonnes of pulses this year, close to self-sufficiency
Savings of Rs 9775 crores of foreign exchange in the import of pulses of 5.65 lakh tonnes instead of 10 lakh tonnes. ICAR developed Basmati rice earned Rs 18,000 crore foreign exchange this year.
High light is India earned Rs 71,900 crores in 2014-18 while it was Rs.62,800 crores in 2010-14 as foreign exchange.
Not enough, the Indian government wants to integrate modern techniques in cultivation and enlarge storage facility to save the grain, earn money in Foreign.exchange.