Indian agriculture

Green Revolution~I

The Green Revolution was indeed a package deal, a combination of radical changes in the political economy of Indian agriculture, with several path-breaking interventions. The technology of the Green Revolution involved bio-engineered seeds that worked in conjunction with chemical fertilizers and heavy irrigation to increase crop yields. It also produced significant social and political changes in Indian villages.

Women of the soil

Only a knowledge empowered woman can then demand ownership of lands and set right such circumstances as obtaining in Uttar Pradesh, where women own under 18 per cent of the agricultural land.