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Yes, definitely the spread of electricity helped farmers in Palampur. Some of the uses of electricity which helped them are:
• Electricity was an important input of modern irrigation techniques like electric tube-well. By using electric tube-well, a larger area of the land could be irrigated, and it was less time-consuming. They became independent of rainfall to irrigate larger areas.
• Electricity was essential for the development of small industries in Palampur. No machine can run without electricity. For example, Mishrilal's sugarcane crushing machine.
• Women could have earned wages in days, and with the help of electricity, they could have done domestic works in the evening. This way electricity also helped in domestic works.
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