What are the various technological and institutional reforms which led to the Green and White Revolution in India?


Some of the technical and institutional reforms made in the field of agriculture in India are listed below:

Technical Reforms

The technical reforms introduced to help farmers are listed below.

  • Started using High Yielding Variety (HYV) seeds.
  • Increased use of chemical fertilizers.
  • Use of better irrigation facilities.
  • Use of various scientific methods of farming
  • Increased the use of fertilizers.
  • Increased use of tractors.

Institutional Reforms

The institutional reforms introduced by the Government, to help the farmers are given below.

  • Crop insurance was provided for disease, fire, cyclone, flood, and drought.
  • To provide loans to farmers at low interest rates, banks, cooperative societies, grameen banks were established.
  • For the benefit of farmers, some of the schemes introduced were the Personal Accident Insurance Scheme (PAIS), Kissan Credit Card (KCC).
  • To help the farmers, special agricultural programmes and special weather bulletins were introduced on television and radio.
  • To check exploitation of farmers by middlemen and speculators, procurement and remunerative prices, minimum support price was introduced by the Government for many important crops.

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