Status of farm implements and machineries in different district of Amravati division in Vidarbha region
Author(s): Tukaram B Munde, Gopal W Khorne, Archana A Sanap and Rajendra G Deshmukh
Abstract: Agricultural mechanization is the use and servicing of all types of agricultural tools, equipment, and machines. Farmers of India like their counterparts in other countries are interested to improve their income. The present study was conducted in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra for the period 2000-01 to 2015-16 which was divided into 4 (four) time stages i.e. 2000-01, 2005-06, 2010-11, 2015-16 from all 11 districts of the Vidarbha region. The district-wise secondary data on indicators of agricultural mechanization and productivity of crops will be collected from various publications. To study the status of farm implements and machineries at different points of times in different district of Vidarbha analyzed by using tabular analysis. It observed that the availability of farm implements and machineries in 2005-06 over base period concluded that that lowest change was indicated 101.44 per cent in the number of ploughs while that highest 2429.60 per cent in the number of rotavators. Whereas during 2010-11 and 2015-16 ranges between 202.88 per cent to 4859.20 per cent and 398.32 per cent to 37954.78 per cent respectively the growth of rotavators was highest followed by tractors, Harvesters Puddlers and threshers.
It concludes that the availability of farm implements under the study have been over the period concluding that, the farmers are swinging over mechanization and that the significant change in farmers attitudes.
Tukaram B Munde, Gopal W Khorne, Archana A Sanap, Rajendra G Deshmukh. Status of farm implements and machineries in different district of Amravati division in Vidarbha region. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(3):869-873. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2021.v10.i3l.5898