Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2020)
Constraints perceived by the beneficiaries of chickpea growers families in NFSM programme in Chhattisgarh state
Vikram Singh, DK Suryawanshi, MA Khan and Lokesh Ahirwar
In view of the stagnating food-grains production and an increasing consumption need of the growing population, the National Development Council (NDC) in its 53rd meeting held on 29th May 2007 adopted a resolution to launch a Food Security Mission comprising rice, wheat and pulses to increase the annual production of rice by 10 million tons, wheat by 8 million tons and pulses by 2 million tons by the end of the Eleventh Plan (2011-12). Accordingly, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, National Food Security Mission (NFSM), was launched in October 2007. The Mission met with an overwhelming success and achieved the targeted additional production of rice, wheat and pulses. Savapandit et al.
reported that out of the total beneficiary 50 percent responded that there was no institutional financing facility available under the programme and training exposure or technical advice was also the biggest problem. The present study was investigating the various constraints perceived by the beneficiaries of chickpea growers familie about national food security mission in bemetara and mungeli district of Chhattisgarh state during the year 2016-17. Data was collected from beneficiaries farmers of chickpea production that were selected randomly from each selected 8 villages to make a sample size of 120 farmers of chickpea production about nfsm programme, with the help of a pre-tested interview schedule. The study reveals that the majority of the respondents faced the problem of the long-time gap between the purchase and receiving the subsidy amount. About 52.5 percent of the Lack of institutional financing facility officer. And about 44.17 percent of the respondents of them faced the problem of poor quality of materials/ machinery is supplied. Most of the respondents suggested that the majority of the respondents (65.83%) suggested that the benefits of the NFSM programme must be expanded to all the farmers.
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Vikram Singh, DK Suryawanshi, MA Khan and Lokesh Ahirwar. Constraints perceived by the beneficiaries of chickpea growers families in NFSM programme in Chhattisgarh state. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(1):411-413.