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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Business performance of lac growers SHGˈs: A case study of Korba district of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Abhishek Patel, Ajay Kumar Gauraha, MR Chandrakar and Sanjay Kumar Joshi
Abstract:
The present study was conducted on Business performance of lac growers SHGs – A case study of Korba district of Chhattisgarh, during 2022-23. The study revealed that the cost and return of lac production for Kusumi and Rangeeni Lac. The total cost of lac production of Palas for per kg was found to be Rs. 111.07. The gross return obtained from lac of per kg of Palas trees cultivation was found to be Rs. 275. The net return was found to be Rs. 163.93. The per kg of input-output ratio was 1:2.4 and benefit-cost ratio was 1:1.4. The total cost of lac production of Kusum for per kg was found to be Rs. 87.75. The gross return obtained from lac of per kg of Kusum trees cultivation was found to be Rs. 340. The net return was found to be Rs. 252.25. The per kg of input-output ratio was 1:3.8 and benefit-cost ratio was 1:2.8. The total cost of lac production for different host species for per tree was Rs. 1786.34. The gross return obtained from different host species per tree cultivation was found to be Rs. 6066.47. The net return was found to be Rs. 4280.13. The per tree of input-output ratio was 1:3.40 and benefit-cost ratio was 1:2.40. There were three marketing channels for the marketing of Lac i.e. channel I producer, wholesaler, retailer and primary processor, channel II producer, wholesaler, and primary processor and channel III producer and primary processor. It was observed that 51.02 percent, 32.15 percent and 16.82 percent of produced has been marketed in I, II. and III respectively. Major constraints pertaining to cultivation and marketing of Lac were problem of Shortage of Broodlac (92.72 percent) similarly, high temperature during summer season, intensity with continuous rainfall, and insect pest attack, Lack of demonstration, Lack of labour and regulated marketing system.
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How to cite this article:
Abhishek Patel, Ajay Kumar Gauraha, MR Chandrakar and Sanjay Kumar Joshi. Business performance of lac growers SHGˈs: A case study of Korba district of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 1550-1553.
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