An economic analysis of tomato production in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh state
Charan Singh, Dr. Kamal Narayan Singh Banafar and Dr. Dronak Kumar
The study was conducted at Jashpur District of Chhattisgarh, where sample of 55 respondents was selected randomly. The respondents were classified into three groups viz., small (>2.00 hectares), medium (2.01- 4.00 hectares) and large (4.01 hectares and above) farms. The total cost of cultivation in tomato was ₹ 144977.84 /ha. The Variable Cost and Fixed Cost were determined to be ₹ 124950.21 /ha and ₹ 20027.64 /ha, respectively, representing 86.19 per cent and 13.81 per cent of the total cost of cultivation. The total cost of cultivation in tomato for marginal, small, medium and large farmers was ₹ 130563.72 /ha, ₹ 145361.13 /ha, ₹ 154054.93 /ha and ₹ 157471.26 /ha, respectively. The overall output value of tomato per hectare came to Rs. 335159.91. On the marginal, small, medium and large farms it was Rs. 312190.20, Rs. 341107.20, Rs. 352884.60 and Rs. 390168.90, respectively. The overall input-output ratio of tomato was observed to be 1:2.31.
How to cite this article:
Charan Singh, Dr. Kamal Narayan Singh Banafar and Dr. Dronak Kumar. An economic analysis of tomato production in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(10S): 37-40.