ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Critical Review of Agrarian Reforms in Sikkim

A close look at the agricultural scenario in the hill state of Sikkim reveals that foodgrain production has been growing more slowly than population. The state has failed to augment agrarian reforms and public investment in agriculture has been on the decline. As a result, foodgrain production, productivity, gross sown area and the contribution of agriculture to the gross state domestic product are all declining. The limited availability of cultivable land and the unsuitable terrain have complicated the situation further.

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