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Intensive Agricultural Development

M L Dantwala THE Intensive Agricultural District Programme (IADP) m undertaken initially in 1960-61 for a five- year period with the object of achieving a rapid increase in agricultural production through an integrated and intensive use of improved' agricultural techniques and providing sufficient production in- centives to the farmers. The dis- tficts selected for this programme were to be those with a maximum of irrigation facilities and a minimum of natural hazards. The programme was established in two stages: in 7 districts beginning nominally in 1960-61 but really in 1961-62, and in 8 districts beginning

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