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

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India's Agricultural Development Policy

Pressures for liberalisation and globalisation of Indian agriculture are growing. The focus is now on three major issues: (1) Further reduction and eventual elimination of restrictions on both internal and external trade in agricultural products. (2) Reduction and eventual elimination of input subsidies. (3) Putting in place an intellectual property rights regime for seeds and plant varieties and allowing transnational agribusiness corporations to operate freely in the country. A critical scrutiny of these propositions.

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