Q.24 What is Green revolution? Why was it implemented and how did it benefit the
farmers? Explain in brief.
Green Revolution: Increase in the production of food grains by using high yielding variety (HYV) seeds
Reasons for implementation: Lack of irrigation facilities, old technologies and machinery, famine, more production of cash crops and poor financial facilities
Benefits to farmers: Use of inputs, scientific rotation of crops, credit facility and minimum support price
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