Contribution of agricultural development and irrigation in Hathras district of U.P (India)
Munna Lal, Madhu Yadav, Virendra Singh, R B Singh
Water supply is the first and foremost requirement for the successful cultivation of HYV seeds. The climate of India is characterized by hot summer and dry winter except rainfall in monsoon season. But irregularity and uncertainty are the major problems of monsoon rainfall in India. This is the reason behind the development of irrigation system which bringing out vital change in agriculture and make availability of food for such a growing population. Irrigation is the artificial means of regular and controlled supplying of water in agriculture through tube wells, canals, wells, tanks, ponds etc. It is the basic ingredients to increase agricultural productivity. The main objective of the present paper is to analyze the expansion of irrigation and levels of agricultural development in terms of cropping pattern, production and cropping intensity in Hathras district and to establish the relationship between the expansion of irrigation and productivity during 2002-2018.
Munna Lal, Madhu Yadav, Virendra Singh, R B Singh. Contribution of agricultural development and irrigation in Hathras district of U.P (India). International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2021, Pages 19-22