How did land reforms in some parts of the country help to improve the socio-economic conditions of marginal and small farmers? (UPSC GS3 2021)
Land reform is a form of agrarian reform involving the changing of laws, regulations, or customs regarding land ownership. Under the British Raj, the farmers did not have the ownership of the lands they cultivated. In post-independent India, many initiatives were taken for bringing land reforms and improving the deplorable conditions of farmers.
Land reforms helped to improve the socio-economic conditions of marginal and small farmers in the following ways:
Challenges with the land reforms
The pace of implementation of land reform measures has been slow but the objective of social justice has been achieved to a considerable degree. New and innovative land reform measures should be adopted with new vigour to eradicate rural poverty and improve the socio-economic conditions of marginal and small farmers
Topics covered- land reforms - advantages and disadvantages
|1. What is the objective of land reforms in India?
|2. What are the key components of land reforms in India?
|3. How have land reforms contributed to rural development in India?
|4. What challenges have been faced in the implementation of land reforms in India?
|5. What is the role of technology in land reforms in India?