Vol. 9, Special Issue 3 (2020)
A study on growth of major Cropsand socio-economic status of the farmers in Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh
Author(s): Meenakshi Chandra, Sumit B Wasnik, Sneha Pandey and Mamta Patel
Abstract: An attempt has been made in this study with the specific objective to determine the economic analysis of growth in area, production and productivity of major crops in in Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh. The major crop under this study was paddy, wheat and mustard. For the study a sample of hundred and fifty farmers from different categories of land holdings were selected randomly from five villages namely Chikhalraunda, Malni, Bhothia, Dngia And Salni. The primary data was collected by interviewing the crop growers of the sampled household with the help of well prepared questionnaire for growth rate analysis for the year 2017-18. Secondary data for area, production and productivity was collected from Directorate, Land Record, Raipur, Directorate of Economics and Statistics. Exponential method is used to analyse the growth rate. Per farm total cultivated area at marginal, small, medium and large farms is observed about 1.99 hectares, 2.63hectares, 2.97 hectares 4.6hectares respectively along with 3.04hectares as an overall average. The findings of this study revealed that the area covered under different crops in kharif is more than that from rabi in the study area which is observed as an overall area of 53.60 per cent in kharif and 46.39 per cent area in rabi. The results on compound growth rate of paddy, wheat and mustard was obtained in detail under the study.
How to cite this article:
Meenakshi Chandra, Sumit B Wasnik, Sneha Pandey and Mamta Patel. A study on growth of major Cropsand socio-economic status of the farmers in Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh. 2020; 9(3S): 39-42.