Excerpt From Agricultural Economics Research, Vol 23 April, 1971The Indian Government With Some Foreign Assistance Had Laid Considerable Groundwork In The Preceding Decade For Example, Steps Were Taken In The First 5 Year Plan April 1, 1951, To March 31, 1956 To Increase The Land Under Irrigation And To Reclaim Idle Land A Community Development Program Also Was Undertaken To Revitalize The Rural Villages Each District Was Divided Into Blocks Of About 100 Villages With A Block Development Officer In Charge The Block Staff Included Agricultural And Cooperative Extensive Officers, Together With A Village Level Worker Vlw For Each 10 Villages, To Reside In One Of The Villages In His Circle The Typical Vlw Had A Secondary School Background And 1 Year Of Generalized Training In Extension, Including Agriculture He Was Given Responsibility For The Principal Contacts With The Villagers.The Ford Foundation Had Provided Assistance To India In Agriculture, Education, And Other Activities Since 1952 It Had Helped To Launch The Community Development Program, And When A Food Shortage Threatened In The Fall Of 1958 India S Leaders Turned To The Foundation For Further Assistance.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- Agricultural Economics Research, Vol. 23
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