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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

Constraints in the cultivation and marketing of sugarcane production in Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh, India

Author(s):
Mahendra Kumar Deshmukh, AK Gauraha and MR Chandrakar
Abstract:
The Present Study deals with the cost and return of sugarcane in the Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh state. The district is purposely selected for this study because this district occupied highest area and production of sugarcane in the Chhattisgarh state and main commercial activities of the people living in this region are making and selling Gur (Jaggery), which is an agro-based industry. It was conducted in Kawardha and Pandariya blocks in the district. The primary data were collected for the year 2019-2020. Primary data were collected from the sample respondents by conducting personal interview and pretested schedule. 310 farmers were selected randomly from two blocks out of which, marginal (123), small (93), medium (62) and large (32). The major constraint in the production of sugarcane were labour shortage during peak period (76.79) followed by increasing wage rate of human labours (64.04). Delayed payment of sugarcane and bonus was a major marketing constraint faced by the growers (71.67), followed by Delayed in weighting and purchasing by factory (56.96) in the study area.
Pages: 449-451  |  741 Views  446 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mahendra Kumar Deshmukh, AK Gauraha and MR Chandrakar. Constraints in the cultivation and marketing of sugarcane production in Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh, India. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 449-451.

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