Agriculture in India: A Historical Perspective

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What is the historical period when agriculture in India was first shaped?

Vedic period (1500 to 500 BCE)

What percentage of India's population is engaged in agricultural activities today?


Apart from food, what other products does agriculture provide raw material for?

Tea, coffee, spices

What is the saying in economics related to a healthy nation and prosperity mentioned in the text?

"A healthy nation is a prosperous nation"

What has significantly changed over time in agriculture according to the text?

Procedures, techniques, practices

Explore the history of agriculture in India from the Vedic period to the present day. Learn about the significance of agriculture as the largest livelihood provider and its evolution in the Indian subcontinent.

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