Youngsters are unlikely to work in agricultural sector

Youngsters are abandoning their own farm land due to high-cost modern farming technology and a water shortage. They are relocating to new positions and opting for other jobs. Harsha Yadav, a 19-year-old student, living in Golahalli, Bengaluru, returned home from his college.  He began reading his computer class textbook right away. He expressed his desire […]

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‘From Debt to Death’: Farmers distress in Yelburga Taluk

According to the Taluk agricultural department, farmer’s suicide rate in Yelburga Taluk has almost doubled in the past two years. Shanta’s husband, Baswaraj committed suicide two years ago facing the heavy debt from the bank loan which he was unable to pay. “It was five months before the suicide that the problem began. At that […]

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