An Analysis of Antecedent Causes of Agricultural Distress in Haryana

DOI: 10.18805/ag.D-5135    | Article Id: D-5135 | Page : 28-34
Citation :- An Analysis of Antecedent Causes of Agricultural Distress in Haryana.Agricultural Science Digest.2021.(41):28-34
Manoj Siwach, Reena dahiyareena123@gmail.com
Address :
Department of Economics, Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa-125 055, Haryana, India.
Submitted Date : 20-01-2020
Accepted Date : 30-07-2020


Background: Haryana is an agricultural developed state of India but fluctuations in growth rate of agriculture and allied activities are very fast from last two decades. Some symptoms of agrarian distress have been observing in Haryana. In this paper a concrete analysis of prevalent situation to understand the antecedent causes of agriculture distress has been discussed.
Methods: The study has been made intensive reference to secondary data (from 1966 to 2018). The study has been descriptive in the nature and percentage method has been used to analysis the objectives of the study.
Result: The study has concluded that main causes of agricultural distress were cost of all main inputs increased over the long time, an imbalance generated in NPK ratio of consumption of fertilizer, not getting proper remunerative prices; poor infrastructure development process and only few crops were procured by government.


Agriculture sector Distress Fertilizer


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