System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
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Report Summary: Swaminathan Committee on Farmers

Publisher: PRS Legislative Research

The reports contain suggestions to achieve the goal of “faster and more inclusive growth” as envisaged in the Approach to 11th Five Year Plan. Key Findings and Recommendations of the report is that farmers’ Agrarian distress has led farmers to commit suicide in recent years. The major causes of the agrarian crisis are: unfinished agenda in land reform, quantity and quality of water, technology fatigue, access, adequacy and timeliness of institutional credit, and opportunities for assured and remunerative marketing. Adverse meteorological factors add to these problems.

Author(s): Kaushiki Sanya | Views(631) | Download (247)

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