Q. 13.7( 15 Votes )

Read the passage

Answer :

1.1

a. The observations made in the Economic Survey 15-16 state that Indian agriculture has been a victim of its own past success especially the green revolution. It shows that the havoc in the agricultural sector is a result of the green revolution.


b. Green revolution means the introduction of high-yielding variety of seeds and fertilisers. It increases the productivity of the land.


c. There have been many ill effects of Green Revolution on our environment such as depletion of the water table, emission f greenhouse gases and contamination of surface and surface water.


d. The stagnant agricultural growth can be boosted by making a shift from the food security of the nation to income security of the farmers.


e. The declining productivity is a major problem that needs to be solved.


f. The rainbow revolution has a huge incentive for the farmers in the irrigated region of Northwest India to grow these crops.


1.2


a) (i) cause damage


b) (iii) motionless


c) (ii) extreme sorrow


d) (i) signal of something to happen


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