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Analysis Study Research Paper | Economics | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023
Challenges and Problems Faced by Rajasthan in Attaining Self - Reliant Agrarian Economic System
Abstract: Agriculture plays the vital role in India?s social security and overall economic development. It plays dual role in the abolition of hunger - it produces the food and also produces a great number of jobs needed to earn livelihood. Agriculture is a strong option for spurring growth, overcoming poverty and enhancing food security. The present study tries to trace out the trends in the production and productivity of food grain in Rajasthan over the last 36 years with the help of five year moving averages. It was found that the trend is more or less constant which clearly indicates the over the last 36 years agriculture sectors remains stagnant in Rajasthan. The impact of technological and scientific advancement is of no or limited use in the agricultural sector. As the growth rate of production of foodgrain in the state lagged far behind the population growth rate. This is a challenge and warning for the future. In order to attain a self - reliant economy strong agrarian economy is needed.
Keywords: Agriculture, productivity, foodgrains, moving average, trend, self - reliant economy
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,
Pages: 846 - 850