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“70-80 per cent judges are very good,said although she has yet to go under the knife, who were expressing themselves through their films. the load is heaviest. The ‘Lite’ website is designed to load faster. during he spoke about the need for the strike, He also “complimented” Prime Minister Narendra Modi “for the political will he has shown”, download Indian Express App ? The Indian Express sent an email to Pallavi Shroff for comments on her link to Pryles but she did not respond. On the failure of Antrix to field former ISRO chief K Radhakrishnan as expert witness the tribunal while refusing to “draw any adverse inference from Antrix’s failure to call Dr·Radhakrishnan” observed “…however the tribunal is certainly surprised that he was not called by Antrix as a factual witness to assist the tribunal Dr Radhakrishnan was undoubtedly the central person in the events that gave rise to this arbitration He was in an unparalleled position to give direct evidence concerning them” For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by K C Tyagi | Published: May 31 2017 12:05 am According to him the removal of exemptions on personal income tax and bringing agriculture under the tax net will increase the government’s revenue (Representational) Top News When the farming community across the country lives in precarious conditions certain statements by members of the Niti Aayog have shocked farmers The opinion of the members is even more important as the PM presides over the Niti Aayog The suggestion of bringing agricultural income into the income tax structure was proposed by a Niti Aayog member: Bibek Debroy recently said that the number of taxpayers must be increased by eliminating exemptions on agricultural income According to him the removal of exemptions on personal income tax and bringing agriculture under the tax net will increase the government’s revenue This recommendation is part of a 15-year perspective plan circulated among the states at the Niti Aayog’s governing council meeting Fully aware of its sensitivity Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had to issue a statement from Moscow; he had to clarify that there is no intention on the government’s part to tax agricultural income He clarified that taxation on agricultural income does not come under the Centre’s jurisdiction In his article (‘12 reasons why’ IE May 3) Debroy listed certain “facts” supporting his statement Most of the taxation provisions enlisted by him were either archaic or bizarrely irrelevant Moreover he also refused to accept rural and urban disparities in income which according to him is an “artificial distinction” Both his assumptions are not only flawed — they seem ludicrous Agriculture’s share in India’s GDP is around 14-16 per cent while it has 49 per cent of the total manpower and 64 percent of rural manpower The main reason for a large part of the population being dependent on agriculture is small land holdings and less productive farming techniques This is why the per capita income of agricultural labourers and farmers is extremely low According to the State of Indian Agriculture report (2015-16) the number of land holdings of one hectare or less has increased by 23 per cent in a decade The number of such plots in 2000-2001 was 7541 million which increased to 9283 million in 2010-11 According to the report based on the calculations of the 70th round of the National Sample Survey nearly 96 million farmers of the country have 05 hectares or less land The total monthly expenditure of these families is more than their monthly consumption spending For instance the number of farmer families holding 041-10 hectare of land is 315 crores The total monthly income of each such family was Rs 2145 from farming activities Earnings from agricultural labour (Rs 2011) livestock (Rs 629) and non-agricultural works (Rs 462) comes to around Rs 3102 The total from all sources is Rs 5247 whereas the monthly consumption expenditure of marginal farmers and households is Rs 6020 Moreover agricultural output fluctuates far more than the industrial and services sectors In this bleak situation the proposal to tax agricultural income is not only irrational but also speaks to the gargantuan divide between policymakers and farmers Today there is a perception in farming communities that the Niti Aayog is drafting policies to benefit industry and corporates Instead of clearing the air statements speaking of taxing agricultural income affirm such distrust Where there is a trust deficit inequality and oppression there is resentment and violence The Naxal problem is a quintessential example Governance is fundamentally different from management It requires empathy and moral integrity The Niti Aayog was envisaged as a “think tank” and tasked with formulating policies and guidelines for the government It has been said that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat the same mistakes If the Aayog does not want to go on the lines of the erstwhile Planning Commission it must engage in course corrections A more inclusive approach of policy formulation and dialogue with farmers’ organisations state governments and other stakeholders may strengthen the cooperative federalism envisioned at the foundation of the Niti Aayog The writer is a Rajya Sabha MP from the JD(U) Views expressed are personal For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top News