ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Agricultural Stagnation and Irrigation in Kerala

B D DHAWAN (1988) commenting on our paper Agricultural Stagnation in Kerala: An Exploratory Analysis' [Kannan and Pushpangadan 1988] has questioned us on two counts. One relates to our empirical finding of no evidence of any beneficial impact of irrigation on land productivity and the other relates to our adverse remarks on major irrigation projects both on the basis of cost comparisons with minor irrigation projects as well as their non-performance.

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