Agricultural Economics by Pranav K Desai

By Pranav K Desai

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The expanding non-agricultural sector diverts surplus manpower from agriculture to industry and the improvements in agriculture enable a smaller number of people to produce for a larger population. With advanced agricultural technology, agricultural products are produced even for exports. To the extent, therefore, the share of agriculture in national income declines, it marks a better level of economic advancement. On the other hand, agriculture is the single large contributor to national income.

At the higher stage of development, as industrial sector develops, its dependence on the agricultural sector for the provision of the various factors of production as well as raw materials declines. Industrial sector starts generating its own savings and thus capital begins to be supplied by the industrial sector itself. The dependence of industrial sector for agricultural raw materials also declines since new technology makes it possible to develop mining industry and many mining based industries come into being.

This fact reflects the import ance of agricu lture and lesser develo pment of other sectors of the econom y. Agriculture and Provision of Employment Indian agricu lture is of consid erable import ance in so far as it offers enorm ous scope of alterna tive emplo yment . Past experi ence shows that the develo pment of large indust ries has not helped signifi cantly in absorb ing the unemp loyed labour force. If has been estima ted that since 1971, the labour force has increa sed by about 35 millio n.

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