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"The Government of India has introduced various institutional and technological reforms to improve agriculture in the 1980s and 1990s," Support this statement with examples.

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Institutional and technological reforms to improve agriculture in the 1980’s and 1990’s by the Government of India:  

Institutional Reforms  

  • A Comprehensive Land Development Programme was initiated.  
  • Provision of crop insurance against drought, floods, cyclone, fire and disease.  
  • Establishment of Gramin Banks, Cooperative Societies and Banks for providing loan facilities to the farmers at lower rates of interest.  
  • Kissan Credit Card (KCC) introduced.  
  • Accident Insurance Scheme (PAIS) introduced.  
  • The government announced Minimum Support Price, remunerative and procurement prices to reduce exploitation.  

Technological Reforms  

  • HYV seeds / Chemical Fertilizer / Pesticides were provided.  
  • Methods of Irrigation modernized.  
  • Latest agricultural equipments introduced.  
  • Special weather bulletins and agricultural programmes for farmers were introduced on Radio and Television.

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