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

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Trends in Agricultural Wages-An Inter-Regional Analysis in Andhra Pradesh

An Inter-Regional Analysis in Andhra Pradesh P Prudhvikar Reddy In Andhra Pradesh, the HYV technology in paddy crop which was initially confined to canal irrigated areas has later spread to other irrigated areas. It is of interest to examine the impact of this on the trends in agricultural wages in different agro-climatic zones. The analysis reveals that the real wages of all categories of labour have increased at the state as well as zonal levels though the magnitude differed from zone to zone. It also indicates continuous persistence of zonal variations in wages.

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