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Irrigation Impact on Farm Economy

B D Dhawan The main conclusion, emerging from a limited probe into the sample field data of four states of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh is that the on-farm benefits from a unit of irrigated area need not rise with the size of a farm holding. Small farmers can gain, acre for acre, as much benefits from irrigation as do large farmers. This is borne out by survey data pertaining to Punjab and Tamil Nadu states.

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