TITLE

Converting agricultural land for industrial projects - A counter productive exercise

AUTHOR(S)
Venkataraman, N. S.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Chemical Business;Jan2008, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the debate over the acquisition of agricultural land for industrial purposes in India. Accordingly, a move to convert large tract of agricultural land for industrial use in the name of promoting Special Economic Zone would upset the balance in the Indian economy and social conditions in the long run in an adverse manner with serious consequences. Moreover, it states that an attempt to change the agricultural orientation of the country would lead to mass unemployment, as well as frustration and social unrest amongst the population.
ACCESSION #
31906153

 

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