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

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Restructuring Edible Oil and Oilseeds Economy of India

Economy of India M L Jhala India has been forced to go in for large imports of edible oils since the domestic production of oilseeds falls short of demand. In the first part of this paper the author seeks to identify the factors responsible for this situation. Trends in area, yield, production, prices and farm incomes of the oilseeds economy are dealt with. The aims and achievements of the oilseeds growers' co-operatives recently started by the NDDB are also discussed.

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