Causes of Food Scarcity in India


Ajit Kumar AJIT KUMARWISDOM IAS, New Delhi.

Important causes of food scarcity in India are as follows:
 
i) Rapid growth of population.
 
ii) Low agricultural productivity.
 
iii) Natural calamities.
 
iv) Development of commercial crops.
 
v) Changes in the consumption pattern.
 
vi) Increase in income demand for food.
 
vii) Economic development and urbanisation.
 
viii) Hoarding and black – marketing.
 


Friday, 18th Mar 2016, 06:41:03 AM

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