A country that cannot feed itself cannot have self-pride, and in the mid-’60s 20 percent of all the wheat produced in America came into India. We were agriculturally a basket case. And 15 years later, 20 years later, we have become an agricultural power. This is the famous Green Revolution.

— Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh: Indian Economist

Born: April 9, 1954

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