Size of land holding, living standards, and employment in rural western India, 1972-73

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Statementprepared by Pravin Visaria.
SeriesWorld Bank staff working paper ;, no. 459
LC ClassificationsHC437.G85 V57
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Doc Name Size of land holding, living standards and employment in rural Western India, Keywords land holding;per capita expenditure;labour force participation rate;agricultural labour;agricultural labor;economies of scale in consumption;land holding size;poor household.

According to the Size of Land Holding, 26th and the 27th Rounds of the NSS, and 68 Table 2. Average Size of Holding in Rural Gujarat and Maharashtra, and 70 Table 3. Distribution of Households Not Operating Any Land by Size of Owned Land Holding, in Rural Gujarat, Maharashtra, and India, (26th Round) Get this from a library.

Size of land holding, living standards, and employment in rural western India, [Pravin M Visaria; World Bank.].

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Add tags for "Size of land holding, living standards, and employment in rural western India, ". Be the first. Author(s): Visaria,P M Title(s): Size of land holding, living standards and employment in rural Western India, / P.M. Visaria. Country of Publication. PRAVIN VISARIA: Size of Land Holding - Living Standards and Employment in Rural Western IndiaWorld Bank Staff Working Paper No, (The World Bank Washington DC, ).

PRAVIN VISARIA: Poverty and Unemployment in India - An Analysis of Recent Evidence, World Bank Staff Working Paper No (The World Bank, Washington Dc, ). Phase III, popularly known as input survey, relates to collection of data on agricultural inputs (seeds, fertilisers, pesticides, etc.) according to five size groups of the holdings.

The census follows the method of re-tabulation of data from village land records in the temporarily settled States (accounting for 83 per cent of the total area). In the rest of the country, the census is taken. State-wise Ceilings on Land Holdings in India () Area Operated for Agricultural Production and Total Number of Operational Holdings in India (, and ) State-wise Distribution of Ceiling Surplus land in India () Category/Size-wise Distribution of Operational Land Holdings in India ().

Some aspects of land holdings in India: 3: Some aspects of land holdings in rural areas: 4: Some aspects and employment in rural western India land holdings in rural areas: 5: Some features of land holding in rural areas: 6: Some aspects of land holdings in rural areas holdings in urban areas: 7: Land Holding: 8: Some aspects of Household Ownership Holding: 9.

Rural Share in Output and Employment Across Sectors 4 3. 1972-73 book Changes in Output and Employment in Rural India 6 4. Reasons behind Post Changes in Rural Employment 9 5. Sector-wise Changes in Output and Employment in Rural India 13 Agriculture 13 Manufacturing 13 Services sector 14 Construction 17 Size: KB.

Table Size of land holding Proportions of households whose primary occupation was agricultural labour, non-agricultural labour, and self-employment in agriculture, rural India, –88 to –12 in per cent. NEW DELHI: Expressing concern over the sustainability of small farms, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said 91 per cent of the total farm holding would belong to small and marginal farmers by According to the Agriculture Census, the total number of operational holdings in India numbered million with an average size of hectares.

Types of Rural Livelihoods 1] Agriculture Labourers.

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Agriculture labourers are those people in rural areas who work as labour in fields and get daily wages. They comprise two- fifths of the total rural population in India.

These labourers do not own land of their own, thus are forced to. Across the country, in every State, landholdings have decreased in size, almost halving in the last 20 years; inthe average rural household. The biggest challenge for Indian agriculture is the decreasing size of land holdings, which can potentially make the profession unfeasible, warned Prakash Bakshi, chairman of National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), the national refinances for banks in the rural sector.

Size of land holding, living standards and employment in rural Western India, Type: Staff Working Paper Report#: SWP Date: Author: VISARIA, P.

OPERATIONAL LAND HOLDINGS IN INDIA SALIENT FEATURES Contents Chapter 1 Introduction 1 Chapter 2 Sample Design and Estimation Procedure 9 Chapter 3 Summary of Findings 15 average size of rural holdings has declined by 50% between and The number of fragments per holding was File Size: 2MB.

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Agricultural Land Holdings. Distribution of Celling Surplus Land in Haryana (As on June, ) Number of Operational Holdings and Area Operated by Size Class of Operational Holdings for Rural Areas in Haryana (January-December ) Size Group-wise Distribution of Land Holdings among Scheduled Castes in India in Haryana ( & Land ownership and rural inequality The decision to grow food or more remunerative cash crops such as sugarcane depend on the size of land holding and restrict the freedom of choice for the.

grades and standards – now indicate large farm focus” (p, Lipton, ). Therefore, support is needed for small holdings in the context of these world-wide processes of farm change. There are also high returns from investments in agricultural R&d, rural roads and other infrastructure and knowledge generation.

The paper is organized as. particular reference to rural non-farm employment and rural transformation in India. Beginning with the s, there has been a continuous decline in the rate of growth of overall employment in the Indian economy.

The rate of growth of total employment declined from 2% in s ( ) to % between and Cited by: 3. Land is a source of Income in rural India land and it provides employment opportunities. Therefore it is important for the marginal farmers, agricultural labourers, and small farmers.

The concept 'ceiling on land holdings' denotes to the legally stipulated maximum size beyond which no individual farmer or farm household can hold any land.

Land in Bolivia was unequally distributed – 92% of the cultivable land was held by large estates – until the Bolivian national revolution in Then, the Revolutionary Nationalist Movement government abolished forced peasantry labor and established a program of expropriation and distribution of the rural property of the traditional landlords to the indigenous peasants.

Visaria, Pravin, `Poverty and unemployment in India: an analysis of recent evidence', World Bank Staff Working Paper No. (Washington, D.C.: ). Visaria, Pravin, `Size of land holding, living standards and employment in rural Western India, ', World Bank Staff Working Paper No.

(Washington D.C.: ).Cited by: New Delhi: Increasing women’s ownership of land in rural areas can help cut poverty and boost agricultural output in a country like India where dependence on agriculture is high.

land rights of the poor, women, and tribals, in the context of poverty reduction strategies. Land reforms are a major policy focus of the Government of India s Department of Rural Development under t he Ninth Plan ( ), following recent reassessment of India s post - Independence land.

Historical background of Rural Development in India. Prelims & Mains. Aug Raja Raja Cholan GS the Ministry was renamed as the Ministry of Rural Areas and Employment with three departments namely Department of Rural Employment and Poverty Alleviation, Rural Development and Wasteland Development.

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India Year Book India Author: Raja Raja Cholan. Recommended standards for rural housing are as follows: Minimum 2 living rooms Ample verandah (sit out) space Built up area of house should not exceed one third of total land area Separate kitchen with paved sink or platform for washing utensils Tube well or dug well within quarter mile from house Cattle shed should be [ ].

Land under settlements (rural and urban), infrastructure (roads, canals, Land-use Changes in India Land-use in a region, to a large extent, is influenced by the nature of economic activities carried out in that region.

However, (Land Resources and Agriculture and, File Size: KB.The effects of the attracted resources are therefore related to the basic financing provided by the federal state (Land). We call these relations the regional rates of return on university financing.The average size of land holding has been continuously decreasing on account of increasing number of land holdings From an average of hectares init went down to hectares ina decrease of 18%.