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Aryabhatta Knowledge University,Patna

Call for Paper

National Seminar on “Raising Agricultural Productivity and Farmers’ Incomes in Bihar”

Organized by Patliputra School of Economics, Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Patna,

on 17-18 December 2021

Original and unpublished research papers are invited from academicians, researchers and other stakeholders on the above theme for the seminar to be conducted in off-line mode. The main objective of the seminar would be to understand the constraints faced by the agriculture sector in Bihar and its future possibilities from the perspective of raising agricultural productivity and farmers’ incomes.

The seminar would like to deliberate on following sub-themes with reference to Bihar: (1) Enhancing Farm Productivity and Farmers’ Incomes: Options and Constraints; (2) Costs of Cultivation and Returns to Farming; (3) Agricultural Risks and Crop Insurance; (4) Irrigation Development and Water Management; (4) Climate Change and Agriculture: Implications for Farmers’ Incomes; (5) Problems of Agricultural Marketing with Special Reference to Recent Interventions; (6) Rural Infrastructure Development and Agricultural Performance; (7) Institutional Credit and Agricultural Development; (8) Changing Agrarian Relations and Agricultural Development; (10) Development of the Non-Crop Sector (animal husbandry, forestry, fishery, horticulture, floriculture, etc.): Implications for Farmers’ Incomes; and (11) Evaluation of Government Schemes for Agricultural Development.

Last date of submission of full paper and abstract shall be 27th November 2021(up to 5.00 P.M.) and the acceptance of the same shall be communicated by 5th December 2021.  For details on guidelines for paper submission, accommodation and travel, etc., please visit our website All communications regarding the seminar should be sent by email to

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