, Sunny Verma
, Anil Sasi
| New Delhi |
Updated: September 13, 2020 2:27:09 pm
The rural sector may have held out the only sliver of hope amid the broader collapse in the first-quarter GDP numbers but there are fresh pointers to a brewing crisis in the hinterland that could stall growth in the coming quarters.
There are at least three key stress points. While the over 3% agriculture growth in the first quarter factored in strong Rabi procurement, with high-price…