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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Economic efficiency of farm household in semi-arid tropics (SAT) India

Author(s):
Phool Chand Meena and Prem Chand Meena
Abstract:
This study set out to estimate the economic efficiency and also determine socio-economic and farm specific factors that influence economic efficiency in VDSA farms of SAT India.
The study results show that mean economic efficiency scores were ranged between 4.1 and 90%. There is tremendous opportunity to improve economic efficiency among the farmers in that it is possible to increase production by 50% from the current level of technology and input use because average economic efficiency score near 50 per cent in all the states. It also explains further, that 13.95% of the farmers have efficiency scores that are less than 20% and 51.74% of the farmers have technical scores above 50% with only 9.69% having economic efficiency scores above 80%.Farmers who are older, use hybrid seed, accessed credit and have livestock ownership exhibit higher efficiency scores.
Pages: 1293-1299  |  229 Views  54 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Phool Chand Meena and Prem Chand Meena. Economic efficiency of farm household in semi-arid tropics (SAT) India. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 1293-1299.

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