Whose agricultural policy, at what costs and for whom? This article seeks to question the very basis of the Odisha State Agricultural Policy (OSAP) 2008 formulated by the Government of Odisha.The article argues that the policy is neither in the interests of the agriculture nor in the interests of the majority of farmers. It is a policy associated with the interests of big farmers and intends to increase corporatisation and landlordism in agriculture. So it is a threat to the state’s economy and agricultural communities. The article also depicts the retreat of the state in Odisha to discharge its welfare responsibilities for the farmers in particular and agricultural economy in general.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Journal of Governance & Public Policy|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2013|
- agricultural policy
- Odisha, India