Agriculture sector in India faces many challenges and has both explored and unexplored opportunities to grab with . India ranks second worldwide in farm outputs . As per 2018 , agriculture employed more than 50 % of the Indian work force and contributed 17-18 % to the country’s GDP . With the rapid onset of climate change , agriculture is facing a multiplicity of challenges namely deteriorating soil health , reducing productivity per acre , extreme floods and droughts etc. This however means that all of the above listed challenges bring with them the opportunity to disrupt the current practices to bring about positive change . To actualize this opportunity the youth of this nation need to be able to grasp , shape and harness the rapidly evolving technological advances in the agriculture and allied sectors . Youth need to be well acquainted with latest technologies in agriculture and allied sectors such as artificial intelligence , internet of things , controlled environment agriculture , genetic improvements in animals etc.