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

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Interest Groups, Subsidies and Public Goods-Farm Lobby in Indian Agriculture

Interest Groups, Subsidies and Public Goods-Farm Lobby in Indian Agriculture

Interest Groups, Subsidies and Public Goods Farm Lobby in Indian Agriculture Ajit Karnik Mala Lalvani Indian agriculture exhibits a wide array of government controls combined with enormous subsidisation of inputs to the sector Apart from the subsidies, the federal and state governments incur large expenditures to provide public goods to agriculture. This article examines the influence of the farm lobby in determining the availability of subsidies and public goods to agriculture.

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