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- Rural Infrastructure and its Impact on Agricultural Performance in India
- Aim and Objectives: In India, agricultural performance has changed from the pre-green revolution period to a recent period based on various multidimensional rural infrastructure i. e., physical, socio-economic and financial. In this paper, quantifying the roles of rural infrastructure to the development of productivity as well as overall performances of rural cultivation. Mainly, focused the performance of rural infrastructure in India over decades and across the states, to measure the relationship between rural infrastructure and agricultural productivity, analyses the relationship between capital formation and infrastructure allocation over decades and across the states and analysis the rural investment both public and private in India associated with agriculture over decades and across the states and to analyses the increasing importance of one kind of investment more than the others.
Methods: Also using the infrastructure index, Least Square Method, Pearson Correlation Method ®, Matrix Table Method, Normal Classification Method and various measurement techniques of STATA 12, Excel 2013, and ArcGIS 10.2.2 applications.
Result: As a result, over time the rural infrastructure has been changed towards development, distribution of rural infrastructure influences (+/- Ve) the agricultural performance, infrastructure allocation has formed capital formation in agriculture in India and private investment in rural infrastructure associated with agriculture is becoming more important than public investment in over the years. So, the need for more development of rural infrastructures because the growth of agriculture is the most important for the development of rural employment as well as the Indian economy.
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