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

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SHAH COMMISSION S FINDINGS

Kill and Don't Tell prescribed. Quite often standard acres are equal to three to five ordinary acres. These objections are refuted by the Planning Commission. It points out that village revenue records, which were the basis of the agricultural census, must be regarded as more credible than the declarations of surplus land made by landowners and accepted at face value by state governments and the Agriculture Ministry. Raj Krishna not only regards NSS data as a more reliable basis for estimating likely surplus land, but is convinced that an even larger surplus will become available if land records are corrected and the implementation of the ceiling is carried through with the active involvement and help of the beneficiaries of land reform.

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