The major benefits of the green revolution in india were experienced mainly in northern and northwestern india between 1965 and the early 1980s the program resulted in a substantial increase in the production of food grains, mainly wheat and rice. India's second green revolution 400 million tons of food grain production as opposed to about 214 million tons in 2006-07 is the target of second green revolution it is unlikely to happen to-morrow or next year, but it possibly may happen by 2020. Mankombu sambasivan swaminathan (born 7 august 1925) is an indian geneticist and international administrator, renowned for his leading role in india's green revolution, a program under which high-yield varieties of wheat and rice seedlings were planted in the fields of poor farmers.
The green revolution program, which began decades ago, had a noble goal -- increase the global food supply and reduce world hunger to accomplish this, farmers started to cultivate land using new farming techniques. A new green revolution is in the making farmers in india are now using social media to promote and advocate for the use of genetically modified (gm) seeds the anti-gm lobbyists are shocked by. Borlaug has been hailed as the father of the green revolution but dr ms swaminathan is known as the father of the green revolution in india the methods adopted included the use of high.
When the green revolution began in the 1960s, it was before the revolution in molecular genetics: ir8, the first miracle rice, was bred without knowledge of the genes that blessed it with high yields. Green revolution in india stands for major technological breakthrough it was a campaign started worldwide, to increase agricultural product india also played major role in 1961. J-56, 2nd floor, paryavaran complex, ignou road near saket, new delhi - 110068, india tel : 011-26804140, 011-29535761. The green revolution has transformed india to a food grain surplus country from a deficit one no other activity has such immense impact on the socio-economic development of the people as the.
Need for second green revolution: the time is now ripe for second green revolution india has tremendous export potential in agriculture in present era of globalization in second green revolution emphasis should be laid on:1. Green revolution during the mid-sixties was the outcome of new agricultural technology the new agricultural technique was introduced as a package programme to include hyv seeds, fertilizers and pesticides. Green revolution in india a term coined to describe the emergence and diffusion of new seeds of cereals norman-e-borlaug is the father of green revolution in the world, while dr ms swami nathan is known as the father of green revolution in india. A detailed retrospective of the green revolution, its achievement and limits in terms of agricultural productivity improvement, and its broader impact at social, environmental, and economic levels is provided lessons learned and the strategic insights are reviewed as the world is preparing a. The green revolution in asia stimulated a large body of empirical literature on how agricultural technological change affects poor farmerscritics of the green revolution argued that owners of.
Green revolution, great increase in production of food grains (especially wheat and rice) that resulted in large part from the introduction into developing countries of new, high-yielding varieties, beginning in the mid-20th century. Sustaining the green revolution in india a success story of wheat s nagarajan asia-pacific association of agricultural research institutions fao regional office for asia & the pacific. Green revolution refers to a significant improvement in agricultural production green revolution occurred as a result of the adoption of the new agricultural strategy in 1964-65 the new strategy envisaged raising farm output through the use of high-yielding varieties (hyv) seeds, chemical. This article uses the green revolution in india to illustrate social development theory the green revolution in india is a good example of a planned development initiative that brings out all the essential features of the development process.
Famines in india, once accepted as inevitable, have not returned since the introduction of green revolution crops the term green revolution is a general one that is applied to successful agricultural experiments in many third world countries. The literacy house in india is a component of world education inc, a corporation that had, with the help of world bank, usaid and some other multinational agencies, taken up the task of preparing the rural masses in the third world for green revolution. In 1968, the director of usaid coined the term green revolution to celebrate the new technological solutions that promised to ease hunger around the world—and forestall the spread of more red, or socialist, revolutions. The green revolution was started in india by then prime minister late shri lal bahadur shastri, who gave the slogan of jai jawan, jai kisan, according to which, to make the country powerful from security point of, view, is the responsibility of the soldiers, while making it self sufficient in the field of food grains, is the responsibility of the farmers.
1 the green revolution in punjab, india: the economics of technological change deepali singhal kohli nirvikar singh national council for applied department of economics. According to education portal, the green revolution had negative effects on the environment and society, whereas the movement had positive effects on food productivity, prices and quantity the green revolution was a period of time when agricultural productivity increased as a result of synthetic. The green revolution was a prosperous time in the agricultural world of india there was 3 basic elements in the method of the green revolution:1 continued expansion of farming areas 2double cropping existing farm land.