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

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Agricultural Growth in West Bengal in the 1980s-A Disaggregation by Districts and Crops

A Disaggregation by Districts and Crops Anamitra Saha Madhura Swaminathan From 1965 through 1980, the growth of agricultural production in West Bengal was low, and much lower than in the rest of the country. The situation changed distinctly in the 1980s, Agricultural growth accelerated and West Bengal did better than other eastern states and the rate of growth of foodgrain production was the highest among 17 major states in the country.

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