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Published by Gujarat Institute of Development Research in Ahmedabad .
Written in English



  • Uttar Pradesh (India),
  • India,
  • Madhya Pradesh.


  • Irrigation -- India -- Madhya Pradesh.,
  • Uttar Pradesh (India) -- Economic conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementR. Parthasarathy, Harish Joshi.
ContributionsJoshi, Harihar., Gujarat Institute of Development Research.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2004/60149 (S)
The Physical Object
Pagination55 leaves
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3715430M
LC Control Number2003321775

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