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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

Social traits of rice growers in eastern region of Uttar Pradesh

Author(s):
Anuj Tiwari, NR Meena and RK Doharey
Abstract:
Rice is principal food grain of India specially in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Rice (Oryza sativa) is one of the major staple food for the major population of the world. The present investigation was conducted with the objective to know the Social traits of rice growers. Six blocks of Ayodhya, Bakabanki and Sultanpur district were selected randomly. Two hundred forty respondents were selected from these twelve villages i.e. 20 respondents from each village. The study concluded that a maximum number of the respondents (67.08 per cent) were finding in the age group i.e. middle (37-51 years). The maximum i.e. 98.75 per cent of respondents were found to be literate, while 01.25 per cent were illiterate. The majority of the respondents were married (95.41 per cent) against it, (4.58 per cent) respondents were un-married. The maximum number of respondents (79.58 per cent) were large farmers. The maximum 67.50 per cent of the respondents were observed to have agriculture as their main occupation followed by 8.75 per cent service (govt.+ private), 7.91 per cent per cent caste-based occupation, 6.66 per cent Business, 6.25 per cent agro-based enterprise, 1.66 per cent orcharding, 1.25 per cent goat sheep rearing, and 0.83 per cent dairying respectively.
Pages: 587-590  |  336 Views  58 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Anuj Tiwari, NR Meena and RK Doharey. Social traits of rice growers in eastern region of Uttar Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 587-590.

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