Volume No. 7 Issue No.: 1A Page No.: 590-596 July-September 2012

 

CONTRIBUTION OF GREEN TECHNOLOGY IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE SECTOR

 

Ghadiyali Tejaskumar R.*1 and Kayasth Manish M.2

1. Udhna Citizen Commerce College, Surat, Gujarat, (INDIA) 2. Udhna Academy College of CA and IT, Surat, Gujarat (INDIA)

 

Received on : April 05,2012

 

ABSTRACT

 

Technology allows people to become more efficient and to do things more intelligently that were not possible before. The knowledge for conserving natural environment and resources and to reduce human involvement, green technology is used. It is an alternative to improve the national economy without harming the environment. This paper explains the contribution of green technology in the sustainable development of agriculture sector for the country like India. The authors have tried to elaborate green technology and related terms along with how it would be helpful in the sustainable development. The Authors have tried to explain the contribution and impact of green technologies under various parameters such as poverty reduction through ecological agriculture and rural renewable energy by considering the regional eco-socio aspect. The paper also explains various practical and technical aspects of green technologies such as organic farming, integrated pest management, biomass, biogas, biofuel, wind energy and use of information and communication technology for facilitating green technology. It is one of the most complex and challenging tasks to balance environmental and business concerns. Progress towards sustainable development requires changes at both the domestic as well as the international level. The authors have narrated the challenges faced at the time of implementing such technology. The authors suggest recommendations to cope up with the same and finally the paper concludes with the future endeavors that may be attempted by the authors in the same direction.

 

Keywords : Green technology, Ecological agriculture, Sustainable development, Biofuel, Wind energy

 

 

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