Dr. Ashok Mitra Committee on Input Costs
Dr. Ashok Mitra Committee was a Standing Technical Committee on Indices of Input Costs , which was constituted in 1967. On the recommendation of this committee Comprehensive Scheme for Studying the Cost of Cultivation of Principal Crops in India was launched in 1971. This scheme is for Studying the Cost of Cultivation of Principal Crops in India. The main objectives of the scheme are
Collection and compilation of field data on Cost of Cultivation and Cost of Production in respect of 28 principal crops and
Generation of state-wise and crop-wise estimates of Cost of Cultivation (CoC) and Cost of Production (CoP).