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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Institutional support for enhancing the livelihood of tribal farmers through farmer producer groups

Author(s):
M Asokhan and Katiki Srikar
Abstract:
A collective approach can be a curative for enhancing agriculture productivity and marketing in the present agriculture scenario. In this endeavour, the current study focuses on the institutional support received by the members of tribal FPGs for their livelihood enhancement. Seethampeta block of Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh was purposively selected for the study. 145 respondents were selected through multistage proportionate random sampling method. Data was collected with the help of well-structured interview schedule through personal interview method. Collected data was analysed using mean and standard deviation. The results of the study showed that members of tribal FPGs receive information on various schemes of department of agriculture and allied departments had highest mean score of 2.759 and lowest mean score was gained by being informed of quality testing of inputs had low mean score of 1.552. Institutional support was found to be of medium level by nearly three-fourths (74.48%) of the respondents. The study can be concluded saying that there is a need to supply need based and location specific support for the tribal farmers and making them aware of weather related information and testing of inputs for quality.
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How to cite this article:
M Asokhan and Katiki Srikar. Institutional support for enhancing the livelihood of tribal farmers through farmer producer groups. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 1446-1448.

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