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Mobilising rural savings
This paper attempts at examining the ways in which various factors affecting savings influence different aspects of a savings decision. The three aspects of a decision to save were identified as the ability to save, the ...
Biogas technology a case of Mahajida village
The household energy consumption accounts for nearly 50 percent of total energy consumption in the developing countries. It is primarily obtained from non-commercial sources such as firewood, animal waste, crop residues, ...
Processing of sugarbeet in India
This working paper makes a part of bigger project on "Economic and Management Aspects of Sugar Production from Sugar beet" sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, New Delhi, to the Indian Institute ...
Sugarbeet cultivation in India
This Working Paper is a part of the project on 'Economic and Management Aspects of Sugar Production from Sugar beet' sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, to the Indian Institute of Management, ...
Developing linear programming models for farm planning
This working paper is developed to highlight the methodology for identification and evaluation of various constraints and minimum requirements of farm firms, identification of feasible activities and computation of their ...
Tobacco industry in India: constraints for development
India is the third largest producer of tobacco in the world after China and USA. Though it occupies a mere 0.25 per cent of the cropped area in the country, it contributed Rs. 507 crores to the foreign exchange earnings ...
Commercial banks finance for rural development
The participation of commercial banks in rural credit was started with the nationalization of imperial bank of India into State Bank of India in 1955. Initially it was to assist cooperative sector in term lending. Subsequently ...
Preparation and implementation of credit plans at district level
Under the multi agency approach to rural credit lead bank scheme (LBS) was introduced in December 1969 on the recommendations of the study group set up by the National Credit Council and the Committee of Bankers
Institutional credit for green revolution and dry-farming areas in India
This paper examines the relationship between the degree of agricultural progress and institutional credit. More specifically it examines the relationship between the proportion of area covered under HYVs of foodgrains and ...
Seed replacement practices
One important reason for low demand for quality seeds is the reportedly low seed replacement rate especially in case of non-hybrids. To investigate the reasons for such practices followed by the farmers is the main objective ...