Shankar Jha

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  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Can information help reduce imbalanced application of fertilisers in India: Experimental evidence from Bihar

    Imbalanced use of fertilisers is a serious problem in India, and in Bihar, the use of chemical fertiliser is much higher relative to the rest of India. The Government of India launched the flagship Soil Health Card (SHC) programme in 2015, in which, farmers receive SHCs with recommendations on the application of different fertilisers. This brief provides empirical...

    12 Nov 2019 | Ram Fishman, Avinash Kishore, Yoav Rothler, Patrick Ward, RKP Singh, Shankar Jha