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Monitoring and Follow-up of Rural Lending by NABARD
This note discusses the nature of follow-up exercises by NABARD for its refinance of rural development activities. It gives the proforma for various NABARD returns compiled at branch, district, and regional level by the ...
Development and Diffusion of Technology for Dry Regions: Unlearning the Lessons of Green Revolution
The note describes the process of technology development and diffusion in the agriculture sector. How farmers can be involved in this process is discussed along with examples for institutional design. Specific implication ...
Social Cost Benefit Analysis
This note explains the concept of social cost benefit analysis and details how it differs from financial analysis. It discusses various considerations necessary in pursuing social cost benefit analysis, principles of ...
Dynamics of Food Policy in India: Issues for Nineties
The reviews of procurement stocking and distribution of foodgrains in a historical perspective. Implications for future direction/challenges/opportunities are also drawn.
Sustainable Development of Indian Agriculture: Green Revolution Revisited
The green revolution in India has been analysed extensively in the literature. However, the political forces which forced the choices, current economic challenges, and future problems which make the green revolution ...
Emerging Challenges in the Agricultural Sector: Review of Recent Trends
The note reviews recent trends in the agricultural sector. Implications of the agricultural growth for changes in income distribution, employment, and economic growth are discussed. The note focuses on the problems of ...
Mahesh Agro-chemicals (A)
This case is designed to facilitate discussion on various processes involved in agro input market research. The case is about a pesticide company, Mahesh Agro-Chemicals, which had introduced a synthetic pyrethrold “Borekill” ...
Statistical Inference: A Technical Note
Statistical inference is basically concerned with drawing conclusions about a population based on samples drawn from it. The probabilistic decision criteria are the very foundation of inferential statistics. The concept ...
Agro-Input Market Research
Monitoring Generates Design (I & II)
The two notes develop the idea that, in an organization, changes can be brought about through changing the monitoring system, indicators, and heuristics. The note gives examples from public sector rural developmental ...