ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Resource Prospects from the Rural Sector-The Case of Indirect Taxes

Review of Agriculture March 1969 new technology would increase income of non-adopters of one-acre farms from Rs 524 to Rs 834. Similarly, on a 4-acre farm, farm business income of Rs 2,075 would be earned instead of Rs 1,489 which is available now. The adoption of the new technology would, therefore* increase the earnings of small non-adopter farms by a substantial amount The adoption of the new technology would bring increase in the farm business income by 27 per cent, or more, depending upon the size of the farm. It is also clear that increase in incomes is larger when non-adopters go in for new technology at 'high' efficiency level.

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