India: Normal monsoon to boost farm production

IBN Live (Apr. 26, 2012) | Agriculture sector will maintain its growth momentum of around 3.5 per cent and may even surpass it, if the monsoons as predicted by the Met department are normal this year, Planning Commission Member Abhijit Sen said today. India is expected to receive a normal monsoon for the third consecutive year and the June-September rainfall is expected to be 99 per cent of the long-term average.