Q.2)A new India awaits land reforms that can transform the state of agriculture and help eliminate rural distress. Discuss.

Why this question:

Recently, Odisha has enhanced the land ceiling that can be acquired by industry.

Key demand of the question:

Major land reforms that are required in the rural agrarian economy. 


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Briefly introduce land reforms and the purpose they are introduced for. A brief history of land reforms post independence can be given.


In the first part, write about the objectives of land reforms and why is it currently necessary in India. 

In the next part, write about the most important land reforms that are currently needed in India. 


Conclude with the changes these reforms can bring in the rural agrarian economy and also help achieve the goal of doubling farmers’ income by 2022.