List of Agricultural Revolution in India | Reasons & Effects

The Agricultural Revolution or Agrarian Revolution refers to the significant change in agriculture that occurs when there are discoveries, inventions, or new technologies that change production. Here, we are giving the list of Agricultural Revolution in India which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
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The Agricultural Revolution or Agrarian Revolution refers to the significant change in agriculture that occurs when there are discoveries, inventions, or new technologies that changes the production.

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Here, we are giving the list of Agricultural Revolution in India which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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List of Agricultural Revolution in India | Reasons & Effects

Revolutions

Denotes, Reasons & Effects

Green Revolution

It stands for a major technological breakthrough in India based on:

1. Improved seeds of high yielding varieties
2. Adequate and assured supply of water for irrigation
3. Increased and appropriate application of chemical fertilizers for increasing agricultural production.

White Revolution

It stands for remarkable increase in milk production and establishment of a national milk grid, removing regional and seasonal imbalances. Among the technological inputs are:

1. Cross-breeding of indigenous cows with high milk yielding European breed
2. Pasteurisation of milk for keeping it for a longer duration
3. Collection of quality milk from members in rural areas
4. Refrigerated transport system which helps sending milk to far-off metropolitan centres both by road and rail

Blue revolution

It refers to big rise in catching of freshwater and marine fish.

Pink Revolution

It is a term used to denote the technological changes in the meat and poultry processing sector.

Yellow Revolution

It refers to remarkably steady and assured supply of Oil Seeds production.

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