ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Agicultural Growth in the 1970s-An Analysis

An Analysis V Nath In order to achieve the Fourth Five-Year Plan target of growth of agricultural output by 5 per cent annually during the Plan period and the rest of the 1970s, the rate of increase in productivity of croplands will have to be higher than the rate envisaged in the Plan, This is because the Plan's projection of increase in the gross cropped area appears to be too high on analysis of both past trends in growth of the area and future possibilities of extension of cultivation and increase in multi-cropping.

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