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Mannat answered 1 year(s) , 9 month(s) ago

Merits and Demerits of Green Revolution

Merits :
1. Higher Yield.
2. Machines made for ploughing harvesting easy.
3. Surplus food can be sold to earn more.
4. Pests and insects controlled by pesticides and insecticides...

Asked by Tanvi

Aug 3

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Non - Farm Activities.

Non - Farming activities includes activities excluding agriculture. Some of the non - farming activities are:

Dairy - It is a common activity in many villages. People feed their buffalo...

Asked by Hunny

Oct 26

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Agam answered 1 year(s) , 8 month(s) ago

Factors of Production

Factors of production are the resources that help to produce goods and services.
For example, Land, Labour, Market, Capital are the main factors of production.


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Asked by Tanvi

Aug 3

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Arshdeep answered 1 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

What are the three dimensions of food security?

Food security has following dimensions:

Availability of food: This means the food production within the country, food imports and previous years’ stock stored in government granaries.

Accessi

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Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

WHAT IS HUMAN CAPITAL FORMATION?

Human capital formation is the process of transforming the people in a country into workers who are capable of producing goods and services. During this process, relatively unskilled individuals are given the t...

Asked by Adithyan

Feb 5

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

What is Vulnerability of poverty?

It a meaure which describes the greater probality of certain communites or individuals [ such as widow or a phisically handicapped person ]  of becoming or remaining poor in coming years .

Asked by Ritik

Mar 3

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

What are the dimension of poverty?

The dimensions of poverty are :
Landlesness, unemployment, helplesness, size of family, health care/ malnutrition, illiteracy, child labour.

Asked by Ritik

Feb 28

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) ago

Explain how the poverty line is estimated in India?

The poverty line is estimated in India in following ways:

Income Method: A person is considered poor if his or her income falls below a given minimum level necessary to fulfil basic needs.

Co

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Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Physical Capital.


Physical capital  :   It is one of the requirement neccerary for crop production  It means a variety of of inputs required at every stage during production . Physical capital is divided into two types th...

Asked by Shagun

Oct 17

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Surbhi answered 1 year(s) , 9 month(s) ago

Green Revolution

The positive impacts of the Green Revolution are as follows:
1. The use of High Yield Variety seeds led to a substantial increase in the agricultural produce which helped our country in becoming self-su...

Asked by Abhishek

Jun 2

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

How does food security get affected during a natural calamity? Explain two ways in which we can ensure food security in India.

Food security is affected during calamities like drought, floods etc
a. It creates shortage of food.
b. Increases the prices of food.
c. It affects the overall supply of the food.
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Asked by Priya

Jan 12

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

What is Social Exclusion?

Social Exclusion is the state of living in very poor conditions and excludede from facilities, benefits and oppurtunities that others enjoy.
OR

According to this concept poverty must be seen in

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Asked by Ritik

Feb 28

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Maryam commented 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

What are the two components of food security in India?

two components are quantity and quality

Asked by Maryam

Jan 26

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 3 month(s) ago

What is mass poverty?

when a group of people r in poverty we refer it as mass poverty


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Asked by Kiruba

Dec 15

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Aayush answered 4 year(s) ago

What is P.D.S. ?

Public distribution system (PDS) is an Indian food security system. Established by the Government of India under Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution and managed jointly with state govern...

Asked by Atharva

Mar 15

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

What is Human Poverty?

A general scarcity of basic necessities of life is called poverty.
The basic necessities include food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, sanitation, etc.
Some of the issues which are related to pove

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Asked by Ritik

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Describe the poverty trends in India since 1973.

There is substantial decline in poverty ratios in India from about 55% in 1973 to 36 % in 1993.
The propotion of people below poverty line further came down to about 26% in 2000.
Although the per

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Asked by Ritik

Feb 28

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Harsh answered 3 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Discuss the major reasons for poverty in India?

Major reason of poverty is unemployment

Asked by Anuj

Feb 15

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Gayathri answered 1 year(s) ago

seasonal and disguised unemployment

Seasonal unemployement is people are not able to find jobs during some months, people who depend on agriculture generally  face these problems, certain months they will be busy and certain months not much work...

Asked by Yogender

Sep 27

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Syeda answered 12 month(s) , 4 day(s) ago

what is human capital

  • Answer.
    Human capital means the knowledge & enterprise needed to be able to put together the other factors of production into an output for self use or to sell in the market.
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Asked by Anand

Jul 31

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