Suggest the initiative taken by the government to ensure the increase in agricultural production


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Government has made concerted efforts to ensure the increase in agricultural production since 1951.
(i) Abolition of Zamindari system.
(ii) Ceiling on landholdings where maximum limit towards ownership was fixed by government.
(iii) Consolidation of small landholdings into a large one where mechanisation is possible.
(iv) Introduction of any insurance to provide security against failure of crops.
(v) Opening up of rural banks and cooperative societies to provide credit to the farmers at a low interest.
(vi) Announcement of minimum support price to prevent any exploitation of farmers.
(vii) Special weather bulletins and agricultural programmes for farmers were introduced through mass media.