Impact of Digitalization on the Farmers in India: Evidence using Panel Data Analysis
Rahul Singh Gautam1, Venkata Mrudula Bhimavarapu2, Shailesh Rastogi3

1Rahul Singh Gautam, Ph.D. Scholar, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune; Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune, India.
2Venkata Mrudula Bhimavarapu*, Ph.D. Scholar, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune; Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune, India.
Dr. Shailesh Rastogi, Professor, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune; Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune, India.
Manuscript received on September 05, 2021. | Revised Manuscript received on September 08, 2021. | Manuscript published on September 30, 2021. | PP: 5-12 | Volume-6 Issue-1, September 2021. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijmh.L13720851221  | DOI: 10.35940/ijmh.L1372.0851221
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Abstract: The composition of digitalization and financial technology has brought about a new development model for the agriculture sector. What is the impact of digitization on India’s farmers? To answer this issue, this article examines the effects of digitalization on farmers in India using secondary data from 2018 to 2020, based on the idea of digitalization. It analyses the transmission of digitalization among Indian farmers using panel data analysis. The conclusions are as follows: Farmers’ income can be significantly increased by digitalization, and farmers’ digitization has resulted in agriculture sector development and contributed to economic progress.
Keywords: Digitalization, Agriculture Sector, Formers, Financial Inclusion, Banking, KCC, GVA, NSVA.