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

Articles By Nilabja Ghosh

Climatic Trends, Cropping Pattern Shifts, and Migration of Rice in India

The rice area in India has shown a mild shift, both temporally and spatially—from the rain-fed eastern belt to the drier north-west, served by controlled irrigation—despite a declining trend of rainfall observed in both the regions. The shift is part of the broader changes in land use.

Accounting for the Diversity in Dairy Farming

“Economics of Dairy Farming in India” by M Dinesh Kumar and O P Singh (EPW, 14 October 2017), provided an analytical and conceptual critique for a special article co-authored by the current author, “Do Producers Gain from Selling Milk? An Economic Assessment of Dairy Farming in Contemporary India” (EPW, 24 June 2017). The author reiterates some of the issues implicit in the special article in order to stimulate further questions on these issues.