Author:C.H. Shah & Vimal Shah and Sudarshan Iyengar (Authors)

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Agricultural Growth and Equity: A Micro-Level Experience

By: C.H. Shah & Vimal Shah and Sudarshan Iyengar (Authors)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1991

Seller ID: 700568

ISBN: 817022358X

Condition: New


Rapid development of agriculture has been a key objective of India planning efforts since 1950. Green revolution, ushered in the early 1960s by adoption of policies to accelerate the diffusion of technological change, has helped the country to achieve a degree of self-sufficiency in the production of at least the staple foodgrains. Critics of the green revolution have been concerned about its uneven spread and the extent to which it bypasses the poor and aggravates inequalities in living conditions. It is not possible to provide a conclusive answer to their doubts on the basis of cross- sectio... View more info