Jul 17 Mumbai

CRISIL Research webinar on agriculture sector: Till-tale signs



After two consecutive years of normal monsoon, India received below-normal rains in 2018, both in terms of spatial distribution and timeliness, which added to the income woes of the agriculture sector.


What’s in store for 2019?


Forecasts diverge. While the India Meteorological Department has forecast a normal monsoon, private forecaster Skymet believes it will be sub-par.


As for profitability of crops, 2018 saw a decline, while things have improved in the ongoing rabi season. But there have been concerns of late around weakening consumption demand.


How rural sentiment – largely dictated by the fortunes of the agriculture sector – pans out this year will thus be a billion dollar question.


Further, effective implementation of government direct income support schemes and farm loan waivers will be critical in determining cash in hand of the farmers and hence expenditure on farm inputs in the coming year. In this context, we will be conducting a webinar on the Indian agriculture sector.


Key issues that we will cover are:

  • How has the monsoon and sowing progressed 
  • How crop profitability and mandi prices are trending for major crops
  • How farm profitability will vary by state
  • The impact of government measures on farm incomes 

Dial in to CRISIL Research's webinar for insights. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion and a Q&A session.

Dial-in Numbers for Audio

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For any assistance/ query, please call: Jeemit Shah | +91 22 3342 3275 | jeemit.shah@crisil.com