ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Input Subsidies in Indian Agriculture-A Statewise Analysis

A Statewise Analysis Ashok Gulati This is an attempt to estimate the quantum and distribution of input subsidies across states in Indian agriculture during 1980s. The dispersion pattern of input subsidies has implications for incentive structures prevailing in the agricultural sectors of different states as well as efficiency (and consequently comparative advantage) in production of agricultural commodities across regions and states. The attempt is to present some results which can he significant in evolving a rational/desirable cropping pattern in different agro-climatic zones based on the principle of comparative advantage. The study covers four major inputs of modern agriculture

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