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Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2018)

Sociological status of paddy growers farmers in Bankura district of West Bengal

Author(s):
Swaraj Chakraborty, Ankur Gupta, Dr. Anindita Saha and Dr. Digvijoy Singh Dhakre
Abstract:
The study was conducted in Bankura district of West Bengal data were collected from 120 paddy growers farmers using structured interview schedule. 40 paddy growers farmers were chosen from each selected villages thus constituting a sample size of 120 by simple random method. The majority of the respondents (65.83%) belonged to the middle age group (between 39 to 59 years) with the majority of General caste (89.17%) of the selected paddy growers farmer most of selected farmers (70.83%) were having secondary level of education. The majority of the respondents were having (51.67%) medium size of family (5-9) members & majority of the respondents (45%) are having only other type of primary occupation. Majority of the respondents (66.27%) were having 22 to 50 years experience in paddy farming. Social participation majority of the respondents (95.84 %) belongs to medium participation group with (76.67%) of the selected farmers were had Medium farm (8 to 20 acre), & higher % of the respondents (69.17%) were having their income in the medium range between Rs. (36705 to 74555) & 65% of the respondents belonged to low annual yield category that is below 4 Qu. The majority of the respondents (91.67%) had hired tractor & 98.84% had been hiring harvester as farm machineries. Almost all of the respondents 99.17% had an access to market and also majority of the respondents that is 77.17% had an access to credit.
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How to cite this article:
Swaraj Chakraborty, Ankur Gupta, Dr. Anindita Saha and Dr. Digvijoy Singh Dhakre. Sociological status of paddy growers farmers in Bankura district of West Bengal. 2018; 7(1): 05-09.
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