Ground Realities of Agro technologies Transfer: Points for Intervention

R.P. Singh


Economic survey 2011, talks of robust growth and steady physical consolidation as the Hallmark of the Indian economy. After all, with a growth of 5.4 percent for agriculture and the allied sector on the back of the increase in food grain production this year, countries GDP has been worked out at 8.6 percent. Agro technology transfer among the states and regions in the country has constraints and problems additional to those associated with the diffusion of innovations (L. D. Swindale, 1978.). Site factor constraints the appropriateness of the technology, social, economic and institutional constraints must all be recognized and conceptualized. Environmentally Sound Technologies (EST) has the fewest constraints and has been a major means for agro technology transfer

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