The green and white revolution was started in India and across the world to become self-sufficient. The Green revolution is a kind of program which is started to increase the production of wheat, rice, corn, and on the other hand white revolution was started to increase the production of milk in India so that we become self-sufficient. The Green Revolution is the third agricultural revolution that first gets started from Mexico in the year of 1950 and the person who first creates this revolution was Norman Borlaug who also received the Nobel Peace Prize for bringing this revolution by adopting new farming technologies like fertilizers, pesticides and high yielding varieties of the crops.
Difference Between Green And White Revolution:
1. What Is the Green Revolution?
It was introduced to increase the production of food crops like rice, wheat, corn. This takes place in the years 1965, 77, and 78 which means in the mid of the 20th century. India was a well-known country for its self-sufficiency in an agricultural economy but the situations got changed after 1947 the agricultural economy got lower down and situations do not remain the same. In India, the Indian government selected Punjab for the very first experiment of the Green Revolution because of its available water resources and the is the decision of choosing Punjab gave tremendous success.
2. What Is the White Revolution?
The white revolution is a kind of process which is taken by the Indian Government to increase the production of milk, after the tremendous success of the Green revolution. This was started in 1970 and the sole purpose of this process was to make India one of the largest producers of milk. The chairman in that time of Amul and NDDB (National Dairy Development Board), Mr. Verghese Kurian put efforts to start this program. There were many other co-operatives who show their interest and participated in this program. The completion of the white revolution took three phases. The first phase (Phase-I, 1970-80) was for ten years, the second phase (Phase-II 1980-85) was for five years, and the third and last phase (Phase-III 1985-96) was for eleven years.
|Green Revolution||White Revolution|
|It was started to make India self-sufficient by increasing the production of various grains crops like Wheat, Corn, Rice in India, it’s subcontinents, and other countries.||It was started to make India as the leading country of dairy products by increasing the production of milk and other various types of dairy products.|
It was started by Norman Borlaug on the worldwide level and in India by Dr. M.S. Swaminathan.
|It was started by Verghese Kurien.|
|In 1965 it was first introduced.||In 1970 it was first introduced.|
|The sole purpose to introduce this was to increase the production of crops by using the High Yielding variety of seeds.||The sole purpose to introduce this was to increase the production of dairy products by increasing the production of milk.|
|It was started from the year 1967 to 1968.||It took three phases for its completion. Phase-I 1970-80, Phase-II 1981-85, and the last phase, Phase-III 1985-96.|
The above article about the Difference Between Green and White Revolution is written after various research studies and Reporter Aunty does not claim this. Both revolutions were made to make India self-sufficient in both food crops and dairy products.
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