Indian economy is basically agrarian economy. On 2.4 percent of world land India is managing 16 percent of world population. At the time of independence, more than half of the national income was contributed by agriculture. At the same time more than 70 percent of total population was dependent on agriculture. The first five year plan has emphasis on agriculture development. Also the green revolution strategies adopted during 60s has contributed a lot in making India self sufficient in food production. With advent of new economic policy adopted since 1991, the picture has changed drastically.
Agro-based entrepreneurship mission and the agro-based entrepreneurship education should go hand in hand. Mass employment generation is possible with agro-based industrialization. Agro-industrial according to the New Webster's Dictionary of English Language (1995), Agroindustrial (adj).... means an activity favouring both agriculture and industry. Agro-industry, means industries that largely depend on Agricultural products for its sustainability.
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Shiva Kant Singh. Problems of Agro-Based Industry with Special Reference to Sugar Industry in U.P. Int. J. Rev. & Res. Social Sci. 2(3): July- Sept. 2014; Page 194-197.