India: Rural Governments and Service Delivery

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Providing important data on the state and future directions of India's agricultural sector, that is compatible and sustainable with the changed environment of the twenty-first century, this report suggests concrete policy options for increased productivity. These include reorienting governmentexpenditures toward more productive investments in rural infrastructure and services, as also removing restrictions on domestic trade--changes that will improve the investment climate for farmers and the private sector to meet market opportunities.