This paper sets the base for a good understanding of the direct selling model, its advantages, and its limitations, and how government policy needs to deal with this growing employment opportunity for the masses.
Economist Bibek Debroy wants an appropriate policy to promote the sales and marketing platform.
India is the largest producer of Bengal gram/chana and yet imports the pulse due to high domestic demand.
Urad, or black gram, has been one of the few crops with prices falling over last two years.
In all the brouhaha over the direct cash transfer plan, now renamed direct benefits transfer (DBT), there are two points that are not being emphasised enough.