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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

An economic analysis production and marketing of pigeon pea in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh

Siya Ram and Dr. VK Choudhary
The present study was conducted in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh, 150 farmers were selected purposely on the basis of total number of farmers in district with categories by different farm category from the 12 villages. The main aim of study was to examine the cost and return of Pigeon pea. The primary data was collected in the cropping year 2017-18 from sampled households through personal interview method. Average farm size of sample farmers was 3.03 hectare and average cropping intensity (139.57 per cent). An average cost of cultivation per hectare of pigeon pea was calculated of Rs. 25562.77. An average yield of pigeon pea 13.54 qtl. per hectare .On an average input output ratio in pigeon pea came 1:1.86 on the sample farms. Average cost of production per quintal of pigeon pea, was worked out to be, Rs. 1887.94, the net income was calculated of pigeon pea is Rs. 47533.78 per hectare. The channels prevalent for Pigeon pea marketing in the study area were as following:- Channel I: Producer - Consumers, Channel-II: Producer - Village trader/Agent - Wholesalers - Processor - Retailers - Consumers, Channel III: Producer - Wholesaler - Processor - Retailer - Consumers. In particular to the study area there was a lack of implementation of MSP. Based on the findings it is a suggested that government needs to accelerate the establishment of processing units especially for as pulses crops. Govt. should procure to major agricultural farm produce in the Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies. It should promote small scale industries to improve the economy of farmers as well as Chhattisgarh; also procurement of major agricultural produce in Minimum Support Price should be done.
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How to cite this article:
Siya Ram and Dr. VK Choudhary. An economic analysis production and marketing of pigeon pea in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 1123-1127.

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