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Concentration Ratio of Operational Holdings-Its Pattern and Variation

Its Pattern and Variation P K Mukherjee The structure of agrarian economy, as brought out by the land distribution pattern, is distinctly different in the paddy areas from that in the wheat areas. Within a State there is no significant variation in the pattern.

Disparity in Income in Context of HYV

B K Chowdhury It has been suggested that the high-yielding varieties programme not only leads to and sustains unbalanced growth among the different regions but also widens the income disparity among the farming population of the same region as between the large and small farmers. This happens because the HYV programme favours the promising and developing regions in which the necessary infrastructure for steady growth already exists, and because, within the regions thus marked for growth, the small farmers are less well-endowed compared to the large farmers to take on the new technology.

Imbalances, Instability and Government Operations in Foodgrains

through the first three Five-Year Plans showed a rising trend, Foodgrains production increased at 3.66 per cent per annum during the 16-year period ending in 1964-65, a level which adequately covered corresponding population growth.

Impact of HYVP on Rural Labour Market

R K Lahiri Apart from a quick increase in cereals output, the High-Yielding Varieties Programme has generated additional demand for agricultural labour.

Is Inadequacy of Institutional Credit a Problem in Changing Agriculture

B M Desai D K Desai An earlier study had indicated that farmers tend to substitute commercial hank credit for their own funds and/for other sources of finance, and that this substitution has no significant impact on farm production, This article is therefore based on the connected question: "Is inadequacy of the existing insiitu tional credit facilities a problem in changing agriculture?". The' question is important because of the Widespread notion that inadequacy of credit is a serious bottleneck in the adoption of the new technology.

Agricultural Co-operatives in Japan

Japanese Farm Economy JAPAN has been conceived by W W Rostow to be an economy in which 'a relatively narrow array of natural resources was harnessed by a diligent, strongly-motivated population to the best that modern technology could offer in a 60-year surge from say 1880 to 1980' ("The Stages of Economic Growth", Cambridge, 1967).

Setting the Perspective

Income Disparity and HYVP B K Chowdhury Concentration of Operational Holdings P K Mukherjee Is Lack of Credit a Problem? B M Desai D K Desai Impact of HYVP on Labour Market R K Lahiri Government Operations in Foodgrains S K Ray Improved Nutrition: A Shibboleth Examined Alan Berg Agricultural Co-operatives in Japan G C Mandal Review of Agriculture is published four times a year, on the last Saturday of March, June, September and December.

Increased Income and Improved Nutrition

a simple, conventional answer to the question "How do you provide better diets to children in poor societies?" More income. With economic growth and related increased incomes, nutrition problems, we are told, will solve themselves.

A Cost-of-Capital Framework for Management Control

for Management Control S K Bhattacharyya The focus of most if not all mangement control system in use is only on the performance, of operating managers. The top managers are, by and large, left out of the control and evaluation pro- cesses.

Some Aspects of Term Finance for Industry

So far financial institutions have confined themselves to providing financial assistance. The European experience shows that this is not enough in a backward country; and this is certainly not enough in a country with a planned process of development.

Personnel Administration

S Chatterjea Marketing Management and the Indian Market edited by S Neelamegham; Vikas Publications, 1970; THIS is a carefully chosen collection of 38 articles on marketing. Most have something new to say and all are of topical interest to the Indian marketing scene where, in the words of David Moore, the dominant values in industry are shifting "from those of the manufacturing executives to those of the marketing executive".

Economic Forecasting in India

Phiroze B Medhora The planning system has created widespread interest in annual economic forecasting which has now become something of a pastime among economists and research organisations.

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