Various type of revolutions in agriculture after independence
- Green Revolution – it caused tremendous rise in production of food grains, especially wheat and rice, by use of HYVs, fertilizers and pesticide. MS Swaminathan was the main architect of this.
- White Revolution – Operation Flood (1970), an initiative of National Dairy Development Board has led to revolution in milk production in India. Verghese Kurien led this revolution in India
- Blue Revolution – This revolution focussed on management of fisheries sector and has led to phenomenal increase in both fish production and productivity from aquaculture and fisheries resources of the inland and marine fisheries.
- Green Revolution increased the food production in India, particularly rice and wheat. Together with MSP, this pulled many farmers from the poverty
- White Revolution transformed India from a milk deficient nation to world’s largest milk producer. This helped in assured income to small and marginal farmers
- Innovations in these agricultural revolutions have lifted million of farmers out of poverty by generating sustained rural income.
- Women empowerment – as the women of the farming households were involved too
- Blue revolution increased the sea food production. With this fishermen community get benefited and also provide food and nutritional security.