Topic: Land reforms in India.
5) What do you understand by Cooperative farming? How does it contribute to Land reforms? Discuss its limitations and analyse why cooperative farming model has not been very successful in the country.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question intends to analyse the practice of co-operative farming and its contributions to land reforms.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must first discuss the concept of co-operative farming and then discuss its contributions to land reforms and analyse the limitations and challenges associated.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Begin with brief introduction on what you understand by co-operative farming.
Discussion should include the following:
Explain that co-operative farming is the practice of pooling of land and practicing joint agriculture.
Discuss its contribution to land reforms, quote examples, success stories where co-operative farming has acted as a game changer.
Explain the limitations/challenges encountered in inculcating the features of the co-operative farming.
Then discuss in what way it can be addressed to make it a success story.
Conclude with way forward.