Tracing Change: Indian Agriculture

Technological innovation has played a major role in increasing the supply of food and other agricultural products in India. From a meagre 55 million tonnes at the time of independence, food grain production increased to a record 308.65 million tonnes in the period between July 2020 and June 2021. India is now among the world’s top 10 agricultural product exporters. LAKSHMI MITTER throws light on technological advances in Indian agriculture.

Soon after the severe Bengal famine in 1943, attempts were made to bring more land under cultivation to boost food production. However, programmes such as the Grow More Food Campaign were not very effective. The Integrated Production Programme was initiated in 1950. The most logical course of action
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