Comparative economic analysis of wheat cultivation in Shivalik foothills of Haryana
Dr. Gurnam Singh, Dr. Jasmeet Kaur, Surinder Kaur, Mehak Kang and Ankush
The present study was carried out with the objectives to work out costs and returns in cultivation of wheat in shivalik foothills of Haryana during 2022-23. The study was based on primary data. Panchkula and Yamunanagar districts were consciously selected. From both districts, four village from each district) were selected purposively i.e., Bagwala, Golpura, Tharwa and Bhagpur from Panchkula district and Jhiwerher, Uncha chandna, Sabri and Marwa khurd from Yamunanagar district. Finally, 10 farmers were selected randomly from each village and finally 80 farmers from all the selected eight villages were interviewed to gather all the desired information. The per hectare cost of wheat cultivation was found to be Rs. 89899 and Rs. 104210 in Panchkula and Yamunanagar district, respectively. On an average, the per hectare yield, gross returns and net returns obtained from the cultivation of wheat in Panchkula district were 46.8 quintals, Rs.120728 and Rs.30829, respectively. The corresponding figures for Yamunanagar district were worked out to be 48.9 quintals, Rs.103967 and Rs.19814, respectively. The B:C ratio and B:C ratio over variable cost of wheat cultivation was worked out to be 1:1.34 and 1:1.19, respectively for Panchkula & Yamunanagar district which found to be comparatively lower in Yamunanagar district, high cost of labour and rental value of land was the major reason for this.
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Dr. Gurnam Singh, Dr. Jasmeet Kaur, Surinder Kaur, Mehak Kang and Ankush. Comparative economic analysis of wheat cultivation in Shivalik foothills of Haryana. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(11S): 1537-1540.