Will India adopt China's rice-farm model?

by megha on Aug 29, 2010      Category: Food & Water Tags: gm food rice farming food shortage

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar came together in Kolkata to initiate a green revolution in the eastern states of Bengal, Bihar, Orissa, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and eastern UP. Their initial budget is Rs 400 core and their model: China. 

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150 million tonnes even for 1,500,000,000 people in 2030 is 100kg per person per year.

Now, take out population that eats wheat, millet etc, kids/elderly folks, and also the people fighting obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

How many grams of sanity should we be producing then?

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