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Commodity Champions: What agriculture sector expects from Union Budget 2021

Updated : January 22, 2021 07:02 PM IST

As the countdown to India's pivotal Union Budget 2021 continues, CNBC-TV18's special show Commodity Champions focuses on the sector that kept the country fed through the lockdown -- the agriculture sector.

Ironically the pandemic bolstered the agri business digitisation drive and improved momentum which is likely to continue in 2021. The upcoming Budget provides the government an opportunity to further propel the sector.

Industry leaders have called for infrastructure and funding support for farmers. To discuss the sector's Budget wishlist, Manisha Gupta spoke to Jinesh Shah, MD of Omnivore; Prasanna Rao, CEO of Arya and Sandeep Sabharwal, CEO of SLCM Group.

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