ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Impact of Rehabilitation Policy and Low Crop Yield

Impact of Rehabilitation Policy and Low Crop Yield

The rehabilitation policy adopted by the Orissa government in the Rengali Dam project cannot be condemned blindly. It has treated all displaced households equally and also increased the size of people's landholdings. But much of the land distributed has been of infertile quality; land allotments have also been in patches, causing great difficulty and adding to the hardships of the displaced people. This article is an empirical study of agrarian changes that have resulted from the policy hitherto followed by the Orissa government.

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