Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)
Socio-economic scenario of farm youths engaged in Agripreneurship in rural Odisha
Pranoy Ray, RS Panigrahi and BP Mohapatra
This paper investigates the socio-economic distribution of farm youths engaged in agripreneurship. The study was conducted in five agro-climatic zones of Odisha state. The purposive random sampling method was followed for the selection of respondents which includes 250 farm youths from five districts. The data was collected with the help of self-structured interview schedule and focused group discussions. The findings of this study revealed that around three quarter of farm youths are of more than 30 years of age with majority of them attaining higher secondary education and more than three fourth fourths of them have small operational holdings. Most of the respondents attain medium level of annual income and training exposure with greater access to social media. This study provides a reasonable coverage of key socio-economic dimensions that will help the policy maker while formulating any strategies for the farm youth who are extremely important target group for agricultural development perspective in rural areas, as their dissociation from farming will deprive the sector from next generation successor.
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Pranoy Ray, RS Panigrahi and BP Mohapatra. Socio-economic scenario of farm youths engaged in Agripreneurship in rural Odisha. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4S):635-639.