NCERT - Economics

Book: NCERT - Economics

Chapter: 4. Food Security in India

Subject: Social Science - Class 9th

Q. No. 4 of Exercise

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Do you believe that green revolution has made India self-sufficient in food grains?

Yes, I believe that Green Revolution has played a crucial role in making India self-sufficient in food grains by raising the production of wheat and rice.

1. India has hardly faced famine like situation and has largely become self-sufficient in food grains since the advent of the Green Revolution.

2. The import bills for the food grains have greatly went down and that money is used in other economic activities.

3. Less dependence on food grain import has helped us attain some diplomatic independence as well.

4. Increase in the production of food grains has also helped in increasing the export earnings over the years.


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