Financial Assistance to the Tamilnadu State by World Bank for Improving Productivity in Agriculture
NICM Bulletin, March 2007
4 Pages Posted: 3 Apr 2007
Tamilnadu is one of the progressive & largest states in India. Large chunk of population is engaged in agriculture activities. The state rural population faces scarcity of water, more particularly for irrigation. To overcome this, the state government with assistance of World Bank and other international agencies initiated novel agriculture infrastructure development program that ensure better crop with less water requirement. The paper discusses issues related to the project and advantage in development of state economy.
Keywords: agriculture, infrastructure, water, Tamilnadu, India
JEL Classification: N5, O1, Q1
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