The previous article focused on the effects of green revolution on a global scale. Today, we will be taking a look closer at home.
Following the years after 1964, India witnessed a record-breaking increase in the production of wheat and rice. A whopping 131 million tonnes were produced in 1978/1979. This ensured that India was no longer dependent on foreign nations for food grains. India was able to not only become self sufficient but also become one of the largest cereal exporters in the world.