"Strengthening the linkage between the two vital sectors, i.e. Agriculture and Industry, is absolutely essential for the smooth functioning of the economy. The book is a welcome addition to the limited literature available on agriculture-industry linkage in the Indian context."
I. Satya Sundaram, Southern Economist, June 96, Bangalore
"The book is an important contribution to the literature on agriculture-industry relationships in the process of economic development. It also provides valuable insight into the sectoral pattern of development in a relatively backward state of the country. The book would be of interest both for the scholars and policy-makers.
Ajit Kumar Singh, Indian Journal of Agrl. Economics,
Vol. 52, No. 4, Oct.-Dec. 97
"The book makes important contribution to the terms of trade debates in India by extending it to the regional level in case of Uttar Pradesh. It is hoped that the book will encourage similar studies for other regions of the country."
Mohd. Muzammil, Indian Journal of Labour Ecomomics,
Vol. 40, No. 2, 1997
"The value of the volume is enhanced by a comprehensive bibliography, index and the wealth of empirical information on U.P.’s economy. Given its good printing, compactness and moderate price the book should be of particular interest to research workers and policy-makers." Yashvir Tyagi,
Indian Journal of Economics,
Vol. 35, No. 3, Sept. 97
"Describes and analyzes the development and sectoral interrelationships of agriculture and industry in Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state of India with a view to recommending some suitable policy measures for an accelerated development of the regional economy."
Journal of Economic Literature,
Vol. LXXVIII, No. 308, July 97
The study has come out with significant results like the sign of acceleration in the economy, increased level of inter-relationship between agriculture and industry, significant bearing of sectoral terms of trade on the pace of industrialization, etc. Based on the findings, a concrete policy measure has been suggested for improving the prospect of economic development.
The book is useful for academicians, researchers, policy-makers, etc.