What are the Effects of GST on Indian Agriculture? The Case of Turmeric

A comparison of the costs of farm inputs for turmeric cultivation in India before and after the implementation of Goods and Services Tax is presented. The results indicate that fertiliser costs of turmeric cultivation have reduced by 0.94%, while fungicide costs have increased by 11.32%. If both fertiliser and fungicide costs are included, the costs of turmeric cultivation can be said to have increased by 3.7%. 



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