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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Socio-economic profile of pulse based cropping system of farmers of Chhattisgarh plains

Author(s):
Shivaji Limje, ML Sharma and MA Khan
Abstract:
The study was conducted on 320 pulse based cropping system practicing farmers in Chhattisgarh plains to ascertain their socio-economic characteristics. The selected pulse growing farmers have been interviewed personally with the help of a well-structured and pre-tested interview schedule. The study shows that majority of respondents fall under age group of 36 to 50 years, educated up to middle school, belonged to other backward class, residing with up to medium family members, having membership in more than one organization. Most of the respondents were doing agriculture as main occupation, however many of them were also engaged in subsidiary occupations to support their livelihood. The respondents were also engaged in agricultural labour, nonagricultural labour and animal husbandry, short term credit seeking behavior, average family income was found up to ₹ 200000 per annum. Most of them were having land holding between 2.1 to 4.0 ha.
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How to cite this article:
Shivaji Limje, ML Sharma, MA Khan. Socio-economic profile of pulse based cropping system of farmers of Chhattisgarh plains. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):299-302. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2023.v12.i1d.17972

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