Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)
An economic analysis on impact of farm pond’s on farmer’s economy in Washim district
Author(s): SV Wagh, SN Suryawanshi, SA Gawande and YR Nikam
Abstract: The present study entitled, ‘An economic analysis on impact of farm ponds on farmers economy in Washim district” was undertaken to examine the impact of farm ponds on production of major crops. For the present study, 50 beneficiary farmers having farm ponds and 50 non-beneficiary farmers without farm ponds on their field were selected from Mangrulpir tahasil of Washim district. 10 villages from Mangrulpir tahasil were selected purposively and, from each village sufficient samples of beneficiary and non-beneficiary farmers were taken randomly for comparison. The selected farmers were classified into three category viz., small, medium, large according to their land holding. The primary data was collected from the farmers by survey method and standard cost concepts i.e., cost ‘A’, cost ‘B’ and cost ‘C’ was used for the analysis of data. It is revealed from the study that in beneficiary farmers at overall level average gross returns was ₹ 91898.00, while in case of non-beneficiary farmers it was ₹ 75266.00. In beneficiary farmers at overall level the output-input ratio at cost 'C' was 1.52, while in case of non-beneficiary farmers it was 1.23. It shows that the beneficiary farmers were more profitable than non-beneficiary farmers.
How to cite this article:
SV Wagh, SN Suryawanshi, SA Gawande and YR Nikam. An economic analysis on impact of farm pond’s on farmer’s economy in Washim district. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2019; 8(2): 88-92.