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Study on Feasibility of Establishing Market in TTMC’s Bus Stops


Yasmeen, Suresh S. Patil, Vijay N. Kumar, and G.B. Ramesh



Indian Journal of Economics and Development
Year : 2016, Volume : 12, Issue : 1a
First page : ( 161) Last page : ( 164)
Print ISSN : 2277-5412. Online ISSN : 2322-0430.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2322-0430.2016.00056.1

Study on Feasibility of Establishing Market in TTMC’s Bus Stops

Yasmeen*, Patil Suresh S., Kumar Vijay N., Ramesh G. B.
Department of Agricultural Economics, UAS, Raichur-584102

*Corresponding author’s email:

JEL Codes G14, H44, M31, Q13

Online published on 26 April, 2016.

The research is conducted in Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, one of the fastest growing metropolitan; the research was conducted during 2012–13 with the sample size of 300 respondents. The investigation utilized primary data to fulfil the objectives through personal interview. The response was collected using a structured schedule which included questions regarding socio-economic characteristic like house hold size, age, income, education etc. The respondents were contacted individually and the objectives of the study were clearly explained to them to ensure their cooperation and accuracy of their response. Majority of the respondents were passengers travelling in BMTC, seventy four percent were females, fifty percent were salaried persons, forty one percent of them were weekly purchasers of fruits and forty percent of them were purchasing vegetables thrice a week. Comparing the different outlets where the respondents were buying fruits and vegetables (F & V), forty two percent of them were buying from fruits and vegetables shop. Majority of the respondents travel daily by public transport 23 per cent, they feel that the F & V prices have escalated in recent past 96 per cent and sixty one percent of the respondents prefer to buy F & V at nearby bus terminal. Response about the consumer’s preferences for buying fruits and vegetables in Traffic and Transit Monitoring Centers (TTMCs) their opinion and suggestions were deeply stressed.

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