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Third five year plan and agricultural development
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In this lesson Ashna talks about third five year plan and agricultural development and the measures taken by the government for overall Agricultural Development under plans.

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Ashna Sisodia
A passionate teacher, having scored 125+ in the prelims and 140 in Essay Paper and 110+ each in GS 2 and GS 3 in the UPSC Mains 2017.

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Green Revolution characterises about substantial increase in grain yield obtained by plant breeders , supply of better fertilizers ,crop rotation techniques,modern methods of cultivation (scientific one )by developing new crop varieties.
  1. 900 Course : Modern History (Pre & Mains) Integrated Approach Presented by: Ashna Sisodia


  2. About Me . Verified Educator at Unacademy . From Chandigarh, India An Educator at Unacademy since October 2016 Appeared in UPSC CSE Mains 2017 and scored 140 Political Science and International Relations Optional for Mains 2019 . Ashna Sisodia 0 da . Scored 125+ in Prelims 2017 . CSE Btech from UIET, Courses Made so Far Scored 125ssin paper s20110 marks each in GS 2 and 3 . n this Course, Ashna Sisodia will comprehensvely cover complete Poltical Science and Internatonal Relatons te form of nes and eaborateeroan topex, which wil be helpful India Yearbook 2018 and Learning Maps quickly in 25 Lessons Nuclear security Doctrine IR & PSIFR World History - Module 1 and The Hindu June MCQs The Hindu Weekly Killer Course June 2018 Crash Course on International Organizations and International Relations Teaching Ancient History and Answer Writing on Geography Mains the notes wil also be provided in English


  3. Significant developments after independence


  4. Third five year plan and agricultural development Objectives Self-sufficiency in food Increase in raw material Proper use of land and human resources Institutional changes -Modernization of agriculture Achievements Establishment of agricultural price commission Food corporation of India Intensive agriculture district development programme Use of hybrid seeds Support institutions '


  5. GOVT MEASURES FOR OVER ALL AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT UNDER PLANS Increase in public investment in agriculture Increase in agricultural production Increase in the yield of crops Increase in rate of growth of agriculture i. pre-green revolution period ii. post-green revolution period Increase in area under cultivation Institutional changes in Indian agriculture i. Abolition of zamindari system ii. Ceiling in land holdings iii. Consolidation of holdings 1V. Tenancy reforms v. Bhoodan movement


  6. Technological changes in Indian agriculture i. Irrigation ii. HYV seeds iii. Chemical fertilizers iv. Insecticides v. Mechanization vi. New methods of agriculture . Improvement in agriculture system i. Credit facilities ii. Marketing facilities ii. Fixation of minimum prices by the govt iv. Transport facilities v. Supply of electricity and diesel vi. Agricultural subsidies


  7. SUGGESTIONS TO IMPROVE YIELD OF CROPS IN INDIA Timely supply of modern agricultural inputs Improvement in the quality of agricultural inputs Irrigation facilities Size of holdings may be fixed . . .Credit facilities Marketing facilities Linking the agricultural prices with general whole sale index number .Effective implementation of land reform:s .Construction and maintenance of village link roads .Education to farmers Crop insurance More attention to agricultural research Expansions of agro based industries