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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

An economic analysis of wheat crop at Balodabazar-Bhatapara district of Chhattisgarh state

Author(s):
Roshni Verma, Praveen Kumar Verma and Megh Raj Chandrakar
Abstract:
The research work was conducted with a view to analyze the cost and return of wheat in Balodabazar-Bhatapara district of Chhattisgarh state of India. For study total 160 farmers were considered, which includes marginal (73), small (40), medium (29) and large (18). The primary data for wheat crop was collected from the sampled farmers by personal interview and well designed schedule. Secondary data like area, production and productivity were collected from agriculture statistics and commissioner land record govt. of CG, District survey report, directorate of economics and statistics and other authentic sources. Cost concept (CACP) analytical tool used for cost and return analysis. The study analyzed that average size of farm found to be 1.82 hectares, average net cropped area observed to be 2.15 ha./farm and cropping intensity 122.79 percent. the average yield of wheat was 19.36 quintal per hectare. The average cost of cultivation for wheat was Rs.28196.76 per ha. Gross and net return estimated was Rs.38948.03 per ha. and Rs. 10751.29 per ha. respective. The input : output ratio was 1:1.38 and benefit cost ratio 1:0.38 per ha. Marketable surplus of produce observed was 14.25 qt./ha. and produce sold to the village traders/wholesalers and mandi.
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How to cite this article:
Roshni Verma, Praveen Kumar Verma and Megh Raj Chandrakar. An economic analysis of wheat crop at Balodabazar-Bhatapara district of Chhattisgarh state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 618-623.

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