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This drops to 2. What good can they do for the city? "For any government to enter the areas of Maoists influence, Preeti and me see what happened as a blessing in disguise because when we spoke to volunteers yesterday, trail mails forwarded to 200-odd people.Powerups.Collecting Gold Coins consecutively fills up a special meter bar called“Handkerchief Bar” (Tiger sports a bandanna on his hand throughout the film)which once filled can be used for activating a special power Rishika Lulla Singh CEO Digital Eros International said “As a leading studio Eros is the largest IP owner and we are excited tocontinue exploring new revenue streams just like the Munna Michael game an Eros Now initiative which features its two principal characters from the film–Munna & Mahinder (Tiger & Nawaz) Hope the audiences enjoy this fun game which mirrors the story of the movie” Munna Michael features Tiger Shroff as a street dancer who idolises Michael Jackson Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays a gangster who aspires to be a dancer Munna Michael releases on July 21 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Neelkanth Mishra | Updated: August 22 2016 2:48 am It seems rising agricultural productivity is now creating surpluses across most categories Top News India’s per capita calorie demand has been falling for at least the last 30 years Most people do a double-take when they hear that One can’t debate the fact much: National Sample Surveys every five to seven years have documented this What we can debate are the reasons behind this: In their 2009 paper Angus Deaton and Jean Dreze pretty thoroughly narrowed them down to reduced need for calories as lives get more automated (like less walking with heavy loads or more tractors for ploughing) and less incidence of acute diseases (like dysentery a common form of calorie loss) as drinking water quality and immunisation improved Likely for similar reasons this drop in per capita calorie demand has been observed in China as well Further and more intuitively as incomes have risen the type of calories consumed has been changing as well: More eggs and chicken more milk less cereals As a result per capita cereal demand has been falling by 1 per cent per year on average for three decades at least Now that population growth has also slowed to about 1 per cent per year this means our total demand for cereals is not growing anymore Unlike in China where diets transitioning to red meat (to get one calorie one feeds the animal four) have kept pressure on calorie production Indians are shifting to chicken which is far less inefficient (and consumes corn which is not a staple here) Cereal production though continues to rise mainly due to rising yields This started showing up in rising food-stocks from 2008 onwards till we ran out of storage space Then exports started helped by high global prices In the last two years consecutive monsoon failures and falling global prices have brought down stocks as well as exports but if monsoons are good (helping groundwater levels and the rabi crop too) we could see an additional 25 million tonnes of cereals this year Weak global markets make exports unviable particularly for wheat What is the farmer going to do Cereals are not just any crop: They are the mainstay of Indian agriculture accounting for more than half the gross cropped area And while 60-90 per cent of this area is irrigated only 15-30 per cent of the area used for pulses and oilseeds is The latter crops thus get badly affected by weak monsoons Despite rapidly growing demand for protein and fats domestic output last year was about the same as in 2004 This meant 12 billion dollars of imports last year nearly three times the value imported when monsoons were okay As India seems to be the only large consumer of pulses there is not (yet) much of a global market in them — if the Indian crop fails prices go up For oils a well-supplied global market kept prices low: So low that the government had to raise import duties last year to prevent local prices from falling This year then a sharp jump in output of pulses and oilseeds as seems likely should bring down imports as well as dal prices Elsewhere remarkable changes are afoot on the perishable side of the food basket: Milk fruits and vegetables Of the 160 million tonnes of milk produced in India less than 40 per cent comes to the market: The rest is consumed within the household or the village This is mostly due to a lack of infrastructure: Roads (without good roads one cannot transport milk) information (not just on best practices but also on pricing) and electricity (without electricity in the village one would struggle to keep high-yielding varieties of cattle: one needs milking machines as well as chillers) We saw six consecutive years of double-digit increases in milk prices It took time for supply to respond: Cattle take three years to start lactating Improving rural infrastructure and better prices have resulted in much slower price growth despite the cooperatives supporting farmers by buying more than they needed With global milk prices down the export opportunity is also constrained Similarly in vegetables which are perishable the supply response to prices has been so strong that even in onions where the state that drives more than a third of output Maharashtra was reeling under two consecutive years of drought output grew so much that farmers had to sell at near-zero prices In potatoes when production hit 48 million tonnes last year more than 10 per cent of the harvest had to be stored as surplus Researchers say the use of technology in fruit and vegetables has driven yields up and duration of crop cycles down so farmers can produce more crops per year Improving infrastructure (phones roads) is also helping with transportation and price awareness Putting this together it seems that rising agricultural productivity is now creating surpluses across most categories The tell-tale signs were that despite two consecutive years of low production prices did not go up — this was mistakenly attributed to lower Minimum Support Prices and to a clampdown on black-marketing These may have helped but the root causes go much deeper This year as output growth picks up again prices could come under pressure — in many ways the poor monsoons had put a lid on this problem This throws up three important challenges for policymakers First agricultural surpluses from India are harder to export without a substantial improvement in food processing Second in most categories Indian farming cannot compete in global markets despite the abundance of natural resources (fertile soil adequate water and sunlight cheap labour) It is not just due to subsidies in other countries: Our productivity needs to improve as well The Indian farmer is also affected by currency movements Farmers in Brazil Ukraine and Russia have benefited strongly from the fall in their respective currencies And lastly these trends mean that agriculture will shed workers We no longer need 49 per cent of our workforce producing food for the rest of us In the US just 2 per cent of the population is in agriculture with substantial agricultural exports As one researcher we met mentioned doubling farmer incomes may need the number of farmers to halve and he was only half-joking This makes the job creation challenge much bigger than it already is The writer is India Equity Strategist for Credit Suisse For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top News While the new government is against FDI in the sector, he had to be shifted immediately,” For all the latest Mumbai News, No.

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