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Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2023)

Study on socio profile of farmers in SAS Nagar district of North-Eastern Punjab, India

Author(s):
Gurshaminder Singh, Shweta Choudhary, Subhashree Nayak and Gautam Malik
Abstract:
Agriculture is the primary source of generating economic stability, especially for developing countries like India. The global economy gained a slow growth rate since 2008-09, which has slowly evolved in all sectors of the Indian economy. Socio-economic status is evaluated as a combination of factors including income, level of education, income size of landholding, pattern of food consumption, caloric intake per head, occupational structure, and other basic amenities and infrastructure facilities. Farmers’ education has an important role to play in receiving and using information on modern agricultural technologies while report concluded that 52% of farmers have done only primary schooling while 13% are illiterate.52% of the farmers belong to the age group of 35-55 years. 88% of the farmers do have mobile phones, out of that only 45% farmers have internet facility and only 7% farmers were socially active on internet and follows agricultural groups etc. from where they get agriculture related news and information.
Pages: 441-449  |  348 Views  206 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Gurshaminder Singh, Shweta Choudhary, Subhashree Nayak, Gautam Malik. Study on socio profile of farmers in SAS Nagar district of North-Eastern Punjab, India. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(2):441-449.

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