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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Economic characteristic of Sojat goat rearers in Rajasthan

Author(s):
DK Bagri, L Gupta, SC Jingar, DS Goswami and DL Bagdi
Abstract:
This survey experiment was conducted in Pali and Jalore districts selected purposely keeping in view the fact that the district has highest goat population in Rajasthan. The study revealed that on the basis of their age, the respondents were classified into three categories i.e., young age (<43 years), Middle age (43-52 years) and Old (>52 years). The greater part (67.50 per cent) of the Sojat goat owners belonged to OBC followed by SC12.50 per cent, ST11.25 percent and General castes8.75 per cent.The overall result indicated that the majority (62.50%) of respondents were illiterate followed by 22.50 per cent educated up to primary, 10 per cent educated up to Secondary and only 5.00 per cent educated up to Sr. Secondary and above. The majority (60.00%) of respondents had Animal Husbandry alone and 40% of respondents had Agriculture + Animal Husbandry as their occupation for their livelihood.Majority (55.00%) of the respondents had medium level of income (Rs60000-120000), whereas. 26.25 per cent had low level of income (˂Rs 60000), while, 18.75 per cent respondents had high level of income (˃Rs120000).Majority (58.13%) of the respondents had medium level of income (Rs40000-80000), whereas 23.75 per cent had high level of income (˃Rs80000), while, 18.12 per cent respondents had low level of income (
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How to cite this article:
DK Bagri, L Gupta, SC Jingar, DS Goswami and DL Bagdi. Economic characteristic of Sojat goat rearers in Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 854-857.

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