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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Determinants of socio-economic status of the chickpea growers FPOs and non-FPO members in Banda district of Bundelkhand region (U.P.)

Author(s):
Sudhir, Rahul Kumar Rai, Himanshu Panday and AK Sah
Abstract:
The study was carried out to examine the “Determinants Socio-economic Status of the chickpea growers FPOs and Non-FPOs Members in Banda District of Bundelkhand Region, (U.P.)” The Banda district comprises eight blocks i.e. Badokhar Khurd, Jaspura, Tindwari, Naraini, Mahuva, Baberu, Bisanda, and Kamasin. Among these, the Mahuwa block was selected purposively, because it had the highest number of FPOs. In Mahuva block, out of eight FPOs, four FPOs were selected which total of 60 chickpea growers and 60 Non-FPOs member chickpea growers from 4 villages were selected to make 120 samples for the study. The variables of the Socio-economic status of chickpea growers revealed that the majority of FPOs members had completed their middle school education 33.34 percent while the majority of Non-FPOs members had only completed their primary school 58.34 percent. The majority of percent of FPOs members 60 percent and non-FPO members 70 percent belong only agriculture sector while the annual income for FPOs members was 10 percent and Non-FPOs members were 3.33 percent for a range of 150001-200000Further, the study revealed that about 55 percent of FPOs members and 38.30 percent of Non-FPOs members occupied the small 1.0 to 2.0 ha. Land holding. The majority of both members and non-members had buffalo cattle which was 91.67 percent for FPOs members and 80 percent for Non-FPOs members.
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How to cite this article:
Sudhir, Rahul Kumar Rai, Himanshu Panday and AK Sah. Determinants of socio-economic status of the chickpea growers FPOs and non-FPO members in Banda district of Bundelkhand region (U.P.). The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 2285-2289.

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