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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Factors influencing the adoption of solar pumps by the farmers in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan

Author(s):
Divya Choudhary, Banwari Lal, Om Narayan Cheeta, Raju Singh Jakhar and Kuldeep Singh
Abstract:
The research study was conducted in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan. There are total sevens tehsils in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan, out of which, two tehsils namely Osian and Balesar were selected on the basis of maximum number of installed of solar pumps. Ten villages from each selected tehsils were selected on the basis of maximum number of solar pumps beneficiaries. One hundred twenty five (125) respondents were selected from twenty selected villages these were having maximum number of solar pumps selected for study. In the research investigated the social economic status of the respondents, was measured for selected 10 independent variables were selected namely age, caste, education level, size of land holding, family type, social participation, annual income of family, occupation, extension contact and mass utilization were identified as the important variables which might have influence the knowledge and adoption of solar pumps of the respondents. This study shown that although, adoption of solar pumps were positively and significantly related with size of land holding, social participation, annual income of family, occupation, extension contact and mass media utilization.
Pages: 1189-1191  |  402 Views  203 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Divya Choudhary, Banwari Lal, Om Narayan Cheeta, Raju Singh Jakhar and Kuldeep Singh. Factors influencing the adoption of solar pumps by the farmers in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 1189-1191.

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