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Land productivity and employment in Indian agriculture

Mahi Pal

Land productivity and employment in Indian agriculture

a case study of Meerut region

by Mahi Pal

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Published by Mittal Publications in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Meerut (Region)
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural productivity -- India -- Meerut (Region)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMahipal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2075.M4 M34 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 221 p. ;
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1370932M
      ISBN 108170993393
      LC Control Number92902026
      OCLC/WorldCa27966224

      Agricultural Growth and Land Reforms in India Dilip Mookherjee, Lecture 1 BREAD-IGC-ISI Summer School, New Delhi, July agricultural productivity Dilip Mookherjee, Lecture 1 Agricultural Growth and Land Reforms in India. INDIAN FMS, LATE s Acres Av. Size Income per acreFile Size: KB.   In India about 70% people are dependent on agriculture. The increasing burden of the population on agricultural land, is one of the main reasons for low productivity. Illiteracy, Superstition and Malnutrition. The agricultural productivity depends much on efficiency,, skill and sincerity of human resources.

      Indian Agriculture – an introduction Agriculture has been the backbone of the Indian economy and it will continue to remain so for a long time. It has to support almost 17 per cent of world population from per cent of world geographical area and File Size: KB. In countries such as India, population pressure and food demand mean that land productivity (yield) is a prime consideration in determining the adoption of alternative crop production technologies.

      Thanks to land fragmentation and falling productivity (see above for numbers), in , cultivators are only % while labourers are 30%. India has in the last decade also seen a historic shift. The number of jobs added in agriculture fell by about crore jobs, these jobs saw an increase in the manufacturing (mostly construction) sector. Employment in Agriculture 34 Agricultural Wages 36 Way Forward 37 2. Natural Resource Management Land Use Statistics Agriculture Census Annexures vi Table Share of Agriculture and Allied Activities in State GSDP at constant prices 5 State of Indian Agriculture


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Land productivity and employment in Indian agriculture by Mahi Pal Download PDF EPUB FB2

One possible method would be to do a comparative study of Indian and Chinese agriculture, normalising for all but the institutional differences. This is clearly a difficult task.

To evaluate the impact on agricultural production of land reforms is a relatively easier by: 9. Add tags for "Land productivity and employment in Indian agriculture: a case study of Meerut region". Be the first. EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME IN AGRICULTURE Agriculture accounts for almost 60 per cent3 of aggregate employment in India.

Employment in agriculture is rural-based (97 percent); but it is depressing to note that in the rural sector the rate of growth of agricultural employment is abysmally low ( per cent4) and was insignificant during the ‘ Size: KB.

Land reform and agricultural productivity in India: a review of the evidence Maitreesh Ghatak∗ and Sanchari Roy∗∗ Abstract In this paper we review as well as contribute to the empirical literature on the impact of land reform on agricultural productivity in India.

We find that, overall for all states, land-reform legislation had a. Land Reform and Agricultural Productivity in India: A Review of the Evidence Article (PDF Available) in Oxford Review of Economic Policy 23(2) February with Reads. Farmer’s Handbook on Basic Agriculture Preface A griculture is an important sector of Indian Economy as more than half of its population relies on Ag-riculture as principle source of income.

Research and Extension systems play major role in generation and dissemination of Agricultural technologies aiming at enhancing the income of farmers. The bulk of employment in agriculture is rural-based (97 per cent) and it is astonishing that rural employment growth in Land productivity and employment in Indian agriculture book is abysmally low ( per cent) 6 and insignificant during the 90s (see Table 1).

The corresponding growth was moderate and significant ( per cent) during the File Size: 2MB. Agriculture productivity = Total agriculture crop production/Total land area (hectares) Productivity levels in Indian agriculture in very low as compared to the productivity levels of other countries, in terms of global rank, the productivity levels of India in major agricultural crops is very disappointing.

Table 3 compares the productivity of some crops in India with their productivity. agricultural items and urea, the Indian farmer community has been placed to face stiff competition from the developed nations.

Figure India's share in global agricultural trade (%) Fig. 3: India's share in global agriculture trade (Yo) j; File Size: KB.

The policy seeks to ensure that women farmers get enhanced access to resources such as credit, technology and training at a time when migration of men from rural to urban areas is growing.

The government has already started taking measures to ensure mainstreaming of women in agriculture : Madhvi Sally. Agriculture in India was based mainly on feudal land relations where a majority of the population lived in rural areas, contended with low productivity, and had only primitive technology.

The new democratic government had a huge task when attempting to integrate the country and provide sufficient employment as well as food and fiber to the hungry : Ashok K. Mishra. there is a movement of agricultural workers from low productivity agriculture to higher productivity sectors.

However in India, the trend has not been limited to just declining share of agriculture in total employment but also has led to a significant decline in absolute number of people employed in the agricultural sector. India is an agricultural country. Agriculture is “only” ~16 % of GDP but the largest sector for employment.

Officially farmers are only a few hundred million, but adding family members who help or occasionally farm, as also wage labourers, the number of farm workers is likely to be closer to half a billion people.

Despite high levels of production, agricultural yield in India is lower than other large producing countries. Agricultural yield is the quantity of a crop produced on one unit of land. Agricultural yield of food grains has increased by more than four times sinceand was 2, kg/hectare in [7] However, as seen in Figure 6, India’s yield is low when compared to.

Raising agricultural productivity per unit of land: Raising productivity per unit of land will need to be the main engine of agricultural growth as virtually all cultivable land is farmed. Water resources are also limited and water for irrigation must. Pattern Of Land Utilisation, All India And State wise: Area Under Principal Crops, All India And State wise: Production Of Principal Crops, All India And State wise: Average Yield Of Principal Crops, All India And State wise: Small Farmers in India: Challenges and Opportunities1 ra Dev 1.

INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Agriculture plays a pivotal role in the Indian economy. Although its contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) is now around one sixth, it provides employment to 56 per cent of the Indian workforce.

An attempt has been made to analyze the literature on Total Factor Productivity analysis in the context of Indian agriculture without going much deeper into its.

in productivity in these countries have not led to a decline in employment. India’s efforts to increase GDP should thus be focused squarely on increasing productivity in all sectors of the economy.

The three main barriers to growth —regulations governing products and markets, land market distortions and government owned. The history of Agriculture in India dates back to Indus Valley Civilization and even before that in some places of Southern India.

India ranks second worldwide in farm outputs. As peragriculture employed more than 50℅ of the Indian work force and contributed 17–18% to country's GDP. Inagriculture and allied sectors like animal husbandry, forestry and.

Agricultural Education: In a bid to guide and advise the farmers regarding the adoption of new technology arrangements should be made for agricultural education and extension services. It would assist the farmers to take proper crop-care leading to increase in crop productivity.

Ways # 8. Reduction of Population on Land. Crop Area Statistics (Para ) As the data from a 20 per cent sample is large enough to estimate crop area with a sufficient degree of precision at the all-India, State and district levels, crop area forecasts and final area estimates issued by the Ministry of Agriculture should be based on the results of the 20 per cent Timely Reporting Scheme (TRS) villages in .ADVERTISEMENTS: Measures to Increase Agricultural Productivity in India!

(1) Institutional Reforms: Institutional arrangements cover such measures as better agrarian relations introduced through land reforms, proper arrangements for adequate financing, and regulating the distribution of agricultural products, etc.

While policies for strengthening the institutional structure for .