Farmer suicides in india

Rise in farmer suicides in 2020: A tale of indebtedness & ineptness

Rise in farmer suicides in 2020: A tale of indebtedness & ineptness

November 7, 2021

After a consistent decline in suicide rates of persons involved in farming sector for three consecutive years since 2017, the figures leaped from 10,281 in 2019 to 10,677 in 2020. The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reports an 18 pc rise from the 2019 figures that accounts f...

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Indian farmer suicide rate higher in fertile regions

Indian farmer suicide rate higher in fertile regions

March 22, 2018

While reasons like indebtedness have been linked to farmer suicides in India, two new studies show why farmers from greener areas are more prone to taking their lives.

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