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Enlist various institutional reform programmers introduced by government in interest of farmers and discuss their effectiveness in improving farmer’s socio – economic condition. Level(2) ModelAnswerAvailableView/Post Answer
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Establish the relationship between land reform, agriculture productivity and elimination of poverty in Indian Economy. Discussion the difficulty in designing and implementation of the agriculture friendly land reforms in India.
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In view of the declining average size of land holdings in India which has made agriculture non-viable for a majority of farmers, should contract farming and land leasing be promoted in agriculture? Critically evaluate the pros and cons.
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Livestock rearing has a big potential for providing non-farm employment and income in rural areas. Discuss suggesting suitable examples.
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The MSP or minimum support price mechanism has been criticised for making Indian agriculture cereal intensive, regionally biased, input oriented and environmentally unsustainable. In this context, is there a need for having a relook at the MSP policy?
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How can the ‘Digital India’ programme help farmers to improve farm productivity and income? What steps has the Government taken in this regards?
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What is cloud seeding? Do you think a comprehensive cloud seeding programme can mitigate the large chunk of agriculture problems in India? Level(1) ModelAnswerAvailableView/Post Answer
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In the first three years of the 12th Plan (2012-17), the average rate of growth in agri-GDP has been mere 1.7 per cent against a target of 4 per cent thereby pointing towards agrarian distress. What are the reasons for agrarian distress in India? What steps need to be taken to remedy the situation? Level(2) ModelAnswerAvailableView/Post Answer
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"Agricultural produce undergoes a series of exchanges from one hand to another before it finally reaches the consumer." In the light of the above statement, discuss the problems and facilities needed for an efficient agricultural marketing.
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The first green revolution ran out of steam mainly because it was focused mainly on food grain production. In this context, present a conceptual framework for ushering India into a second green revolution.
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Cropping patterns are the cause of problems in agriculture in India. Explain.
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India has got year long growing seasons and must realize its strength. Elaborate.
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Discuss the fallout of Green Revolution in terms of inter crop imbalances and inter-personal inequalities.
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Agricultural seasons have indelible imprints of monsoons in its delineation, explain.
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There is close relationship between the climate, the yield and the quality of tea, elaborate.
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Give two justifications for wheat cultivation in Punjab and Haryana for being benefitted maximum by green revolution.
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There is no other food crop which is so plentiful as rice in India, justify.
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Hilly areas of Himachal Pradesh are well suited for maize cultivation, justify.
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Irrigation waters do not bring changes in crop culture but change the culture of cultivators too. Discuss
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The Second Green Revolution must start from the Eastern and Central India, it must be sustainable and should be an evergreen revolution. Discuss
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In India, the cropping pattern is in a state of imbalance. Bring out the various imbalances in the cropping pattern in India and the reasons for the same.
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In India, Rainfed farming is diverse and the problems faced by it are multifarious. Comment
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India has all the pre requisites for a thriving food processing sector, but still this sector is not developed in India. Examine the various challenges faced by this sector.
|24 ||Against the growth target of 4% for agriculture and allied sectors in the 12th Five Year Plan, the growth rates in agriculture have been fluctuating at 1.5% in 2012-13, 4.2% in 2013-14, and (-) 0.2% in 2014-15. Examine the reasons for the decline in growth and the strategies to improve the productivity of Indian agriculture. |
|25 ||India has a potential of 14,500 km of navigable waterways but so far only 2,716 km have been developed for commercial transportation. What are the various challenges facing Inland Water Transport (IWT) in India? Discuss |
|26 ||The first Green Revolution has yet to reach large parts of the country - especially dryland areas, where poverty incidence and farming risk tend to be highest. The second must focus on rainfed (unirrigated) areas, which cover 60% of India’s farmland, and support the vast majority of its rural poor. Critically examine. (200 words) |
|27 ||Rainfed areas will have to be the focus for Indias future agricultural revival as there is considerable potential to enhance productivity of rainfed areas. Elaborate. (200 words) |
|28 ||What are the features of an efficient agricultural marketing system? Discuss in context of e-NAM. |
|29 ||Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries scheme launched by central government is step closure to realizing the dream of "Blue revolution". Elaborate. |
|30 ||The Centre's ambitious scheme to develop mega food parks across the country needs to be redesigned to suit the specific requirements of states. Critically analyze. |
|31 ||According to CAG report on implementation of National Food Security Act (NFSA), It is still lagging behind. Examine |