A lot of statistics on Indian economy and society are available online. These are scattered across various websites and are mostly provided without any information on the sources, data definitions and limitations of these statistics.
This website was conceived as a platform to host statistics on different aspects of the economy and society. The [...]
The Hindu : News / National : ‘Agrarian question linked to Dalit discrimination’.
The Hindu : Opinion / Readers’ Editor : Agricultural revival: news media can make big impact.
An article in The Marxist abstracted from the Andhra Pradesh book.
Review by C. T. Kurien of the Andhra Pradesh book.
Reddy, D N, “Land and Labour in Andhra Pradesh”, Economic and Political Weekly, XLV(39), pp. 30-34.
Yet another review of our book.
Daniel Little has reviewed our book on his blog. See the review here.
Socio-Economic Surveys of Three Villages in Andhra Pradesh
A Study of Agrarian Relations
edited by V.K. Ramachandran, Vikas Rawal, Madhura Swaminathan
2010 9 x 7 inches xxii + 230 pages Paperback ISBN: 978-81-89487-67-6 Rs 295
The book This volume is a field report on surveys of agrarian relations in three villages [...]
I once wrote a note titled “Participation of the Rural Poor in Dairy Cooperatives: Case Studies from Gujarat”. This note, written in year 2000, was based on a background paper I wrote for the FAO project on “Rural Household Income Strategies for Poverty Alleviation and Interactions with the Local Institutional Environment”.
The note argues that [...]
Ownership Holdings of Land in Rural India: Putting the Record Straight
In the past, research on land distribution in rural India has pointed out that the surveys by the National Sample Survey Organisation have yielded underestimates of the extent of land inequality and landlessness. In a fresh analysis, this paper, using household level data from [...]