Change and Development in Rural Society

Change and Development in Rural Society

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What is meant by Green Revolution?

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Green Revolution: The fundamental (or basic) change and phenomenal increase in foodgrains (particularly in wheat and rice) production in late sixties (1960s) in India has earned the name of ‘Green Revolution’. The word ‘Green’ here refers to green fields of the countryside and ‘revolution’ indicates a substantial change.

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