Revolutions related to agriculture, industrial and production:

Meaning or definitions of revolution:

Revolution generally means 'system change'. When there is a sudden positive change as well as a qualitative change due to some policy or decision in long-standing circumstances, then such a situation is called revolution. These changes can be political, economic, social or even cultural. Here is important general knowledge information about major revolutions related to agriculture, industrial and production in Indian history.

List of revolutions related to agriculture, industrial and production:

Name of revolution Aim of revolution
Green Revolution: Improvement of production technology in agriculture sector and increase in agricultural productivity
Beginning of Green Revolution between 1967 and 1968 by M.S. Swaminathan, M.S. Swaminathan is called the father of Green Revolution. The purpose of this revolution was to improve the production technology in the agricultural sector in India and increase agricultural productivity. Due to the success of this revolution, India recorded an increase in the production of food crops, especially in the production of wheat. In the year 1968, the production of wheat became about 170 lakh tonnes, which was a record at that time.
Yellow Revolution: To increase the production of edible oils and oilseed crops
The yellow revolution was started between 1986 and 1987 by Sam Pitroda, Sam Pitroda is called the father of yellow. The objective of the Yellow Revolution was to increase the production of edible oils and oilseed crops, especially mustard, sesame and sesame oil.
White Revolution or Milk Revolution: To increase milk production
The White Revolution or the Milk Revolution was started by Verghese Kurien on 13 January 1970 in Anand, Gujarat. Verghese Kurien is called the father of this revolution. The purpose of this revolution was to increase the production of milk and make India the largest producer of milk in the world.
Blue Revolution: To increase fish production
The Blue Revolution was started between 1985 and 1990 by Hiralal Chowdhary and Arun Krishnan. Hiralal Chowdhary and Arun Krishnan are called the fathers of Blue Revolution. The aim of this revolution was to double the income of farmers by increasing fish production.
Pink Revolution: To increase the production of lobster
The Pink Revolution was started in the year 1996 by Durgesh Patel. Durgesh Patel is called the father of Pink Revolution. The purpose of this revolution was to increase the production of lobster and onion.
Silver Revolution Increasing egg production
Rajat Kranti or Silver Revolution was started by Indira Gandhi between the years 1969 to 1978. The aim of the Rajat Kranti or Silver Revolution was to increase the production of eggs.
Gray Revolution: To increase the production of fertilizers and non-conventional fuels
The Brown Revolution was initiated in the mid-1960s to 1970s. The objective of the Brown Revolution was to increase the production of fertilizers and non-conventional fuels.
Golden Revolution: To increase the production of horticulture and honey production
Sunehari Kranti or Golden Revolution was started by Nirpak Tutej between 1991 and 2003. Nirpak Tutej is called the father and father of the Golden Revolution. The objective of the Golden Revolution was to increase the production of fruits, honey production and other horticultural produce.
Badami Revolution: To increase the production of spices
The Badami Revolution was started in Gujarat. The Badami Revolution was related to the increase in the production of spices.
Red Revolution: To increase the production of meat and tomatoes
The Red Revolution in India was initiated by Vishal Tiwari in the mid-1980s. Vishal Tiwari is called the father and father of the Red Revolution. The purpose of this revolution was to increase the production of meat and tomatoes in India.
Rainbow Revolution: To increase the production of all sectors
The Rainbow Revolution was led by Dr. RS Paroda and Dr. N.N. being done by Singh. This revolution has been named Rainbow or Indradhanush because just as there are many colors in the rainbow, it is necessary to diversify production in crops and other areas. The aim of this revolution is to double the income of the farmer by the year 2022 by increasing and monitoring all the areas of production in India.
Amrit Revolution: Amrit Kranti is related to river linking project
Amrit Kranti is related to river linking project. With this project, the decades-old dream of Andhra Pradesh has come true with the meeting of Krishna and Godavari rivers, now the government of Andhra Pradesh will be benefited by the joining of the rivers, about three and a half lakh acres of land.
Black Revolution: To increase petroleum production
Krishna Kranti is related to making the country self-sufficient in the field of petroleum products in India. Its objective is to make the country self-sufficient in petrol and diesel.
Round Revolution: Gol Kranti To increase the production of potatoes
Gol Kranti or Round Revolution was started in India between 1965 and 2005. The purpose of this revolution is to promote the production of potatoes in India, for which the Central Potato Research Institute has been established in Shimla.
Evergreen Revolution: To make all round development of agriculture
Evergreen Revolution started in the year 2017 by M.S. Done by Swaminathan. This revolution is related to the overall development of agriculture in India by the year 2022.
Silver Fiber Revolution To increase cotton production
The Silver Fiber Revolution is related to the increase in cotton production in India, making India the largest cotton producing country in the world. The Silver Fiber Revolution is the only revolution that gave a boost to cotton production.
Golden Fiber Revolution: To increase the production of jute
The Golden Fiber Revolution is concerned with the increase in jute production in India, as a result of which India has become the world's largest producer of jute, producing more than 60 percent of the world's jute. The first factory of jute industry in India was established in Kolkata in the year 1854.
Brown Revolution: To increase leather / non-traditional (India) / cocoa production
The Brown Revolution was concerned with increasing the production of leather, non-traditional and cocoa in India. Heeralal Chowdhary is called the father and father of the Brown Revolution. As a result of this revolution, India has become the largest leather producing country in the world.
Sunrise Revolution: Development of electronic industry
The objective of Suryodaya Kranti is to develop the electronic industry in India.
Saffron Revolution: To increase saffron production
Saffron revolution has started in India on 27 September 2007. The Saffron Revolution refers to the increase in saffron production in Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Silent Revolution: To increase the production of coarse cereals
Mook Kranti, also known as Silent Revolution, has been started to increase the production of coarse grains in India.
Paramani Revolution: To increase production of okra
The Paramani Revolution is concerned with increasing the production of okra in India.
Food Chain Revolution: Doubling the Income of Indian Farmers by 2020
The food chain revolution aims to double the income of Indian farmers by 2020 and make them self-sufficient in India.
N.H. Revolution (N.H. Revolution): Golden quadrilateral plan
N.H. The objective of Kranti or National Highway Revolution is to connect the four major metros Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai under the Golden Quadrilateral plan in India with a national highway, which will have a total length of 5,846 km. The Golden Quadrilateral scheme was started in the year 2001 by the then Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Now practice related questions and see what you learnt?

Agricultural Revolution GK Questions and Answers 🔗

Read also:

India Major Revolutions FAQs:

The Industrial Revolution was first started in Britain (United Kingdom). It is also called the "Modern Industrial Revolution". This revolution began between the 18th and 19th centuries and resulted in significant progress in industrialization in Britain.

The production method is used to measure agricultural income in India. This method is also called production method and consists of three steps.

In India, maximum amount of agricultural land is irrigated by rain and canals. Rainfed agriculture refers to those agricultural practices which depend mainly on rain for irrigation.

The "Yellow Revolution" in India is related to the production and development of oilseeds. Its objective was to increase the production and productivity of oilseeds in the country. The revolution mainly focused on the cultivation of oilseed crops such as mustard, sunflower, groundnut, soybean and sesame.

The "Brown Revolution" is associated with the increase in production and productivity of non-conventional or alternative crops in India. It mainly refers to the development and propagation of horticultural crops including fruits, vegetables, spices and flowers.

  Last update :  Thu 15 Dec 2022
  Post Views :  14524
  Post Category :  Modern Indian History