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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Socio-economic and psychological profile of Agri-entrepreneurs of Bhagalpur district of Bihar

Author(s):

Tarun Kumar, Dr. SR Singh, Priyanka Kumari and Dr. CK Panda

Abstract:
The main purpose of this study was to investigate Socioeconomics and Psychological Profile of various enterprises like mushroom, nursery, poultry, honey bee and dairy. Statistical population of this study consisted of all agricultural enterprises (N=256), that 100 of them were selected as research sample using proportionate stratified sampling method. The main instrument in this study was questionnaire which its validity was confirmed by the panel of experts and its reliability was established by Cronbach's alpha coefficient. Data was analyzed by SPSSWin20 software. Findings revealed that agriculture enterprises at Bhagalpur district in Bihar state have the entrepreneurial socioeconomics and psychological profile. India in general and Bihar in particular, is struggling to promote agri-entrepreneurships. Agri industries or agri-business continue to be traditional, old fashioned and still appears to be far away from the innovative ways with which the youth in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat or Maharashtra are used to raise their agri business and agri-export. Why Bihar is lacking behind in agri-entrepreneurship and what should be done to shed the bar and embark on the path of success on this front? In order to answer these haunting questions in the mind of Agricultural scientists, the administrators and the policy makers, this investigation has been planned.

Pages: 238-242  |  1398 Views  279 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Tarun Kumar, Dr. SR Singh, Priyanka Kumari and Dr. CK Panda. Socio-economic and psychological profile of Agri-entrepreneurs of Bhagalpur district of Bihar. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):238-242.

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