Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Namkum, Ranchi.
Received : 30th November, 2014; Revised: 10th January, 2015
Abstract : India would be the most populous country by 2050 with 1.6 billion of population. Nevertheless, the agricultural land will remain the same or evenless due to various types of human activities as well as other adversities like climate change, constraints in agri-resources, effect of green house gases, post harvest losses etc. This good impose seious problems in the agriculture and related economy. The author has sugested some remedial measures with long term perspective to steer up the Indian agriculture in the right direction with special focus on the production of natural resins & gums.