An Analysis of Farm Profitability of KVK Adopted and Non-Adopted Farmers in Chhattisgarh

Published On: 2021-03-23 17:12:10

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Author: Sneha Pandey , Ashutosh Shrivastava , Mamta Patel and Jwala Parte

Author Address: 1 2 Research Scholars and Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, College of Agriculture JNKVV, Jabalpur-482004 (M.P.)

Keywords: Cost concepts, farmer development, KVK adopted farmers, profitability comparison, social-economic status.

JEL Codes: C83, J32, L44, P46


In this study, an attempt was made to measure the farm profitability of KVK adopted and non-adopted farmers in the Janjgir district of Chhattisgarh. From Janjgir Krishi Vigyan Kendra, a list of 45 adopted farmers was obtained, and equal numbers of non-adopted farmers were selected using a proportionate random sampling method. The study was based on primary data collected from various sample respondents. Primary data were collected using pretested interview schedule and personal interview of selected respondents by survey method. The study revealed that the majority of adopted farmers belonged to the young aged category while more than half of the respondents were illiterate. The majority of farmers belonged to the OBC category. The cost and return in rice production showed that rice production was profitable. Adopted farmer made gross income 101641 ha and non-adopted farmer 99496.6 ha -1 -1 while the cost of production per hectare was 822.04 and 893.72 of adopted and non-adopted farmers, respectively.


Indian Journal of Economics and Development
Volume 17 No. 1, 2021, 164-169
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Scopus: Title Accepted
NAAS Score: 5.15