ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Indebtedness of Households:Changing Characteristics

This paper attempts to examine indebtedness of rural and urban households in terms of their major characteristics in 1981 and 1991. The important changes introduced in the All-India Debt and Investment Survey of 1991-92 are reviewed and a comparison of the estimates of household debt from the survey with those derived from other sources is presented.

Impact of Increased Dairy Productivity on Farmers Use of Feedstuffs

Farmers' Use of Feedstuffs Tushaar Shah A K Tripathi Manlik Desai This paper describes why, in the present circumstances, farmers do not feed their animals better, to exploit to the maximum the animals' genetic potential; why it is necessary to distinguish between 'scientific animal-feeding rates' followed by researchers and scientists and 'economic feeding rates' followed by farmers; and why it is the latter that must be taken into consideration for planning an increase in the country's milk production.
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