The results of India’s modernization in the second half of the 20th century

The result of the modernization policy was the formation of a multi-structured economy, the complication of the social structure of society.
Giant cities of the European type have sprung up in India, enclaves of post-industrial, high-tech production, scientific centers have emerged. Advanced technologies in cities coexist with subsistence farming in villages, combined with the situation when up to a third of the adult population is illiterate, cannot read or write.
As a result of the “green revolution” – the use of new varieties of grain, the introduction of modern farming techniques, in the mid-1970s. India was able to provide itself with food for the first time. However, with India’s population approaching 1 billion, growth threatens to outstrip the potential for increased food production. In the 1990s. the government began to take measures to support private entrepreneurship, partial liberalization of foreign trade, and attract capital from abroad.

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