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Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

Profile of tribal farmers availing subsidies under different programmes

Author(s):
Sonam Upadhyay, Dr. NK Khare and Dr. Kamini Bisht
Abstract:
The present study was conducted in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh because of having highest tribal populated area. Total 161 beneficiaries were selected for the study. Data were collected by personal interview technique from selected beneficiaries. The findings of the study revealed that majority of tribal in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh were poor farmers, illiterate, having small size of land holdings with annual income less than rupees five thousand. The tribal farmers were having nuclear size of family with 2 to 5 family members. The tribal farmers were migrating in nearby areas to earn their income by doing labor work in fields of other farmers. The tribal farmers are surviving in meager conditions with very limited resources in their households. The majority of tribal farmers were having low social participation (90.68%), medium material possession (49.06%), low farm power (86.95%) and medium farming experience (55.90%).The tribal farmers were very much dependent on solely farming. The tribal farmers in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh were having medium level of knowledge of different schemes providing subsidy (54.05%) and have medium level of satisfaction (62.73%) of subsidy with low mass media exposure (68.32%).
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How to cite this article:
Sonam Upadhyay, Dr. NK Khare and Dr. Kamini Bisht. Profile of tribal farmers availing subsidies under different programmes. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2020; 9(4S): 176-179.
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