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Vol. 10, Special Issue 10 (2021)

An economic analysis of sugarcane cultivation in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh

Author(s):
Aryan Raj, Mukesh K Maurya and Avinash Kumar
Abstract:
Keeping in view the importance of Sugarcane crop as food, feed and fodder as well as income and employment generation in its cultivation, disposal and industrial uses, a study on "An Economic analysis of Sugarcane cultivation in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh" was conducted. Main objectives were to analyse the cost and income measures, resource use efficiency and constraints in its cultivation. One hundred respondents were selected from Kurebhar block of dist. Sultanpur through purposive cum random sampling. Data were collected through personal interview on structured schedule. Tabular and functional analyses were done for presentation of the result. Selected respondents were distributed as 60, 25, and 15 per cent from marginal, small and medium category. Overall holding size was found 1.71 hectare varying from 0.65 to 2.97 hectare. Technical, irrigation, labour availability and finance problems were found as major constraints against Sugarcane cultivation which were suggested to overcome with the constructive support of the Government agencies and financial institution. Lastly it is conclude that sugarcane is most suitable crop from all points of view for the farmers of Sultanpur district.
Pages: 547-550  |  532 Views  244 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Aryan Raj, Mukesh K Maurya and Avinash Kumar. An economic analysis of sugarcane cultivation in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(10S): 547-550.

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