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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

A study on demographic and socio-economic attributes of the agricultural postgraduate students of Dr. PDKV, Akola and IGKV, Raipur

Author(s):
Siddhesh Sunil Zade, Dr. ML Sharma, Dr. UR Chinchmalatpure and Dr. PK Pandey
Abstract:
The demographic characteristics namely Gender, Family occupation and Family background along with socioeconomic characteristics namely family annual income and annual expenditure pattern were studied. For gaining the information google forms were circulated among the sample of students from two universities namely Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola (Dr. PDKV, Akola) and Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishvavidyalay, Raipur (IGKV, Raipur).
A total of 179 responses were collected. The study revealed that number of students from the gender was somehow equal among the students of both the universities. There was almost uniform distribution of students among the three family backgrounds. This brings to light the fact that agricultural education has turned equally accessible to all the students regardless of the family background to which they belong. Family occupation of majority of students in IGKV, Raipur was government services while in students of Dr PDKV, Akola it was agriculture. This suggested that students from agricultural background were more motivated to undertake agricultural education. The family annual income of majority of students in Dr PDKV, Akola was upto Rs.60, 000 while for students of Raipur it was found to be in the range of Rs.2,40,001 -Rs.500,000. This revealed a better economic condition of students in IGKV, Raipur when compared to students in Dr PDKV, Akola. Moreover, the annual expenditure of the students in IGKV, Raipur was more than students in Dr PDKV, Akola. As the family annual income of students in IGKV, Raipur was more, this led to more annual expenditure on the part of the students in the same.
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How to cite this article:
Siddhesh Sunil Zade, Dr. ML Sharma, Dr. UR Chinchmalatpure and Dr. PK Pandey. A study on demographic and socio-economic attributes of the agricultural postgraduate students of Dr. PDKV, Akola and IGKV, Raipur. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 1227-1231.

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