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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

Impact and gap between demand and supply of farm machinery through custom hiring center service in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Narendra H Tayade and Surendra V Jogdand
Abstract:
Agricultural mechanization is an important symbol of agricultural modernization. Its play great role for increasing cropping intensity as well as bring significant improvement in crop productivity. Kanker district of Chhattisgarh is tribal dominated area with less resource availability in sense of agricultural enterprises adoption & productivity. Mechanization of most of agricultural operation through advance high capacity farm machinery is required so that small and marginal categories of farmers in this district can also take the advantage of mechanization. In view of the conception study was under taken to assess the present status of custom hiring centers services commonly known as Krishi Yentra Seva Kendra (KYSK) in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. To assess the impact and augmenting gap between existing and demanded service by cultivators, the study was confined to all seven blocks of Kanker districts. 30 CHCs. Along with 138 cultivators were studied those bringing the services of owners of CHCs. Impact in terms of seed rate, seed germination, saving of farm labour, time of farm operation and crop yield was found to be substantial by the use of improved farm machinery. The sampled owners of CHC reported that 100 per-cent demand of machinery by the cultivators for field operation was 66 per-cent whereas 67% was demand for harvesting, threshing and winnowing operation. The gap between demanding and supplied of machinery was found to be 20%.
Pages: 40-42  |  568 Views  130 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Narendra H Tayade and Surendra V Jogdand. Impact and gap between demand and supply of farm machinery through custom hiring center service in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 40-42.

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