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

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Changing Trajectories Agricultural Growth in West Bengal, 1950 to 1996

in West Bengal, 1950 to 1996 Vikas Rawal Madhura Swaminathan This paper examines the record of agricultural growth in West Bengal over the last 50 years. What is interesting and remarkable about the West Bengal experience is that acceleration in growth occurred during and after major changes in agrarian institutions and land relations. This experience underlines the importance of changes in agrarian structure and agrarian reform for economic growth in a backward agrarian economy.

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