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Gross Capital Formation and GDP growth in Indian Agriculture Sector

marimuthu, sivakumar (2013): Gross Capital Formation and GDP growth in Indian Agriculture Sector. Forthcoming in:

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Abstract

Nevertheless the share of agriculture sector in the GDP has declined in the recent past; agriculture is the backbone and engine of the Indian economy. Agriculture continues play a vital role in the development of India. More than 60 per cent of the people, especially rural Indians, still depends agriculture sector for their subsistence and most of the industries also depend upon agriculture for their raw materials. Any developmental activity needs investment; like that GDP growth needs investment. On the other hand, any investment has to yield some benefit. Hence it is imperative to measure the effectiveness or yield of any investment. In this perspective, the Gross Capital Formation (GCF) and the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) change in Indian agriculture sector study is getting importance.

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