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Here’s Why These Indian Farmers Listed Among BBC’s 100 Most Inspiring Women Globally

Agriculture plays a vital role in India’s economy. Over 70 percent of the rural households depend on agriculture as their principal means of livelihood. Also, agriculture contributes about sixteen percent of total GDP and ten percent of total exports. At the same time, India’s agricultural industry is considered as male-dominated and in most part of the country female is not allowed to participate in farming.

From L-R: Rimpi Kumari, Vaishali Jayawant Bhalerao, Karamjit

However, from last few years, there is a gradual realization of the key role of women in agricultural development and their vital contribution in the field of agriculture. Many Indian Women have done the extraordinary achievement in the field of agriculture and set an example for the entire globe.

Read about these inspiring women in the next slide

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