Regionalization

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the agricultural regionalization picture
the credit allocation mechanism 
identify the key issues affecting the rural-urban disparities within the state   suggest some key measures/policy prescriptions that need to be taken by the state to ensure a more equitable distribution of resources within the regions and sectors of the state

Intro - socio political aspect that gives a bit of a historical backdrop username:epw@sse.ac.in
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Source : http://www.envisassam.nic.in/agriculture.asp
AGRICULTURE
Agriculture is the dominant land use category in the state. It account for about for about 54.11 per cent of the total geographical area of the state. Including persons dependent on plantation, more than 80 per cent of the total population of Assam is dependent on agriculture. With the increase of population and the development of agro-technology, lots of changes take place in the agricultural scenario of the state. The net area sown as well as the gross cropped area increased significantly in the last few decades. This decreases the area under other uses especially area under forest. Although, the development in agriculture has tremendous important in the economy of the state but the ecological impacts of the changing land use pattern need to be considered Source : http://assamgovt.nic.in/business/resources.asp

Both the Central and State Governments are attaching a great deal of importance to create an investment friendly climate in the state and are offering a whole range of subsidies and incentives to set up industrial units in the state with the Central Government earmarking 10% of Union Development Budget for North East India. Medicinal herbs and plants

With its vast hills and forests, Assam is the home to a variety of medicinal herbs and plants such as eg. Sarpagandha (rauvolfia serpentine Benth.ex.Kur), Pippali (Piper longam Linn), Amlakhi (Emblica Officinalis Gaertn), Hilikha (Terinalia Chebula Retz.), Bhomora (Terminalia belerica), Arjuna...
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