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Vol. 10, Special Issue 7 (2021)

A comparative study of constraints in the cultivation and marketing of paddy production in irrigated, semi-irrigated and rainfed farming area of Chhattisgarh, India

Author(s):
Dronak Kumar Sahu, Dr. MR Chandrakar and Dr. VK Choudhary
Abstract:
The Present Study deals with a comparative study of the cost and return of paddy production in irrigated, semi-irrigated and rainfed farming area of Chhattisgarh. The irrigated, semi-irrigated and rainfed farming area of Chhattisgarh is purposely selected for this study because this area has different levels of the cost of production and returns of paddy in the Chhattisgarh state. 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. 300 farmers were selected randomly from three different farming area of Chhattisgarh, 100-100 farmers was irrigated, semi-irrigated and rainfed farming area. The major constraint in the production and marketing of paddy were Lack of labor in productive period (72.22), Higher charges of Laborers (64.20), High cost of inputs like seeds, fertilizers, chemicals (53.35), Non-availability of irrigation facilities (51.66), Non-availability of seeds, Fertilizers and chemicals at the proper time (50.09), lack of market facilities and low price (49.54), Lack of knowledge of improved varieties (42.09), Lack of money to purchase agricultural inputs (39.40), Lack of knowledge about insects and diseases and their control measures (39.82) and complex procedure of credit of agricultural loans (32.72).
Pages: 741-743  |  574 Views  320 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dronak Kumar Sahu, Dr. MR Chandrakar and Dr. VK Choudhary. A comparative study of constraints in the cultivation and marketing of paddy production in irrigated, semi-irrigated and rainfed farming area of Chhattisgarh, India. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(7S): 741-743.

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