Agriculture sector needs to be corrected: Jaitley
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said agriculture was “an important sector” of the Indian economy that requires to be “corrected”.
Delivering a lecture in the memory of D.P. Kohli, the first director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here, the minister said a large part of the population was still dependent on agriculture and has to share whatever it earns.
“Sixty percent of the (country’s) population sharing only 16 percent income… it needs to be corrected,” Jaitley said.
The finance minister said greater investment in various sector of the Indian economy was needed to take the country forward.