After giving some thought & study to the new Agriculture bills, I can say that intent behind them is GOOD! Biggest change will be the new entrants in the buying market of crops. Will raise farmers’ income.
I can understand the frustration of Pawar party in Maha & Akalis in PJ!
People saying Farmers will get lower price without Mandis, well! mandis are not closing down & farmers can still go there for MSP based prices.
With no barrier on storage limit, urban investors might feel like investing in crop procurement now & it can make them rich to the
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level of “bitcoin rich”. New agriculture based startups also get a window here with that “no limit” clause.
Challenge is to understand the “information” flowing in & out of any business. If more people can understand that, then established businessmen are in trouble.
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Established businessmen in Agricultural crop purchasing are parties like SAD, NCP, RJD etc. They will be troubled if more players understand the “information”.
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