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Vol. 10, Special Issue 5 (2021)

Socio-economic and cultural attributes of pulse farmers of Nayagarh district of Odisha

Author(s):
Ajay Kumar Prusty and Bibhuti Prasad Mohapatra
Abstract:
A study entitled “Management System of Pulse Farmers in Nayagarh District of Odisha” was conducted by employing ex-post-facto research design during 2020. A total of 256 respondents covering 8 villages from 4 blocks of Nayagarh district were selected as sample respondents. The data were collected by personal interview using a well-structured questionnaire. The data were tabulated and analyzed by using statistical tools viz. percentage, mean Scores, Rank order and gap percent. The findings of the study include the majority of the pulse farmers belonged to the old age category (60.16 percent), majority of the pulse farmers had a primary school level (28.13 percent) of education, joint family (55.47 percent) was the major family type, family size was dominated by large family (59.4 percent), majority of the farmers had an annual income within 50000-1 lakh rupees category (88.28 percent), majority of pulse farmers had no saving (56.25 percent), maximum participation in extension activities were found in discussion meetings (2.74), farmer producer organizations (1.73) had maximum participation among social activities, maximum cosmopoliteness was observed in the nearest town (2.79). With understanding the socio-economic attributes of farmers the direction can be provided and policies can be developed to provide necessary technologies and information to the targeted regions with the most effective impact.
Pages: 540-544  |  440 Views  148 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ajay Kumar Prusty and Bibhuti Prasad Mohapatra. Socio-economic and cultural attributes of pulse farmers of Nayagarh district of Odisha. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(5S): 540-544.

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