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Mechanisation and the Wheat Revolution-Effects on Female Labour in Punjab

Effects on Female Labour in Punjab Martin H Billings Arjan Singh The employment pattern of women in India is largely determined by concepts of social values and status having a bearing on economic and caste differences. Thus, ways in which farm tasks are shared between men and women vary among sub-cultures. However, with the application of the new technology in agriculture, the structure of agricultural production processes and employment patterns are undergoing rapid change.

Mechanisation and Rural Employment-With Some Implications for Rural Income Distribution

With Some Implications for Rural Income Distribution Martin H Billings Arjan Singh This paper attempts to infer the influence of technological changes in farm production methods on employment and income distribution among cultivators and agricultural labourers from a physical projection model. Although a less-than-perfect vehicle for such analysis, the model can provide insight into the pattern of labour displacement, its possible rate and the composition of displaced farm workers.

Labour and the Green Revolution- The Experience in Punjab

Mechanisation of agriculture elicits sharp reactions where employment is a major problem. Its cost- benefit for any region has therefore to be carefully considered.
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