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Resilience in Adversity: The Agricultural Sector's Positive Growth Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

The agriculture sector contributes 18.8 per cent of Gross Value Added (GVA) of the country in 2021-22 has experienced excellent growth in the past 2 years. It grew at 3.9 per cent in 2021-22 and 3.6 per cent in 2020-21 showing resilience in the face of COVID-19 shock. The factors might be good monsoon, various Government measures to enhance credit availability, improve investments, create market facility, promote infrastructure development and increased provision of quality inputs to the sector. It also observes that livestock and fisheries have experienced buoyant growth and had helped the sector perform well.