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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

Socio-economic, communication and psychological characteristics attributes of the hybrid rice growers

Author(s):
Vikash Pandey, RK Doharey and NR Meena
Abstract:
The present study was conducted in two districts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Two districts viz. Azamgarh and Sonbhadra from Eastern regions of Uttar Pradesh were selected purposively. Therefore, three blocks viz. Thekma, Tarwa, Tahbarpur of Azamgarh district and Chatra, Chopan, Duddhi of Sonbhadra district were selected purposively. Separate lists of villages were prepared. From them four villages from each block will be selected randomly to draw the samples of farmers, with the consideration of highest acreage under hybrid rice. Four villages from each block were selected randomly to draw the samples of farmers, with the consideration of highest acreage under hybrid rice. Four villages from each block were selected randomly to draw the samples of farmers, with the consideration of highest acreage under hybrid rice. A separate list of farmers was prepared for each selected village and arranged according to the category of farmers i.e. marginal, small, medium, and big farmers. Therefore, a total of 360 respondents were selected through random sampling techniques, 15 framers were selected from each village. The suitable statistical tools/techniques were used for computing the data and inferences to be drawn. The present study carried out during the year 2020-2021. Hybrid rice is consider as the master crop of coastal India as well as in several regions of the eastern India during the summer monsoon rainy season mutually high temperature and heavy rainfall offers ideal circumstances for the cultivation of hybrid rice. Most of farmers are belonged to age group (35-55 years) 49.44per cent and majority of people belongs to general category. Majority of respondents educated, most of respondents have mixed house, majority of farmers depends on agriculture as a source of income, most of farmers having marginal farmers and their income falls under medium income. It also concluded that majority of respondents are belongs to nuclear family. It observed that 42.22 per cent of the respondents were participated as member of two organizations/office bearer followed by 37.77 per cent participated in one organization and 20.00 per cent respondents having No participation in any organization. Respondents were used cycle as means of transportation. Sent per cent members having cots and crockery in term of house hold material. It also evident from that sent per cent of the respondents having Kudal, kurpi found as source of agricultural material. Majority of respondents were used mobile phone 90.83 per cent for communication purpose.
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How to cite this article:
Vikash Pandey, RK Doharey and NR Meena. Socio-economic, communication and psychological characteristics attributes of the hybrid rice growers. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 726-730.

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