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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(11): 2515-2523
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.290


Socio Economic Profile of Tribal Farmers in Nanded District of Maharashtra State
V.K. Gogi Reddy*, J.V. Ekale, M.V. Kulkarni and R.G. Nair
Department of Extension Education, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani. 431402 (M.S.), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Nanded district of Marathwada region of Maharashtra state during the year 2018-2019. Tribal communities live in various ecological and geo-climatic conditions ranging from plains, forests to hills and inaccessible areas. From the study, it was observed that majority of the tribal farmers belonged to middle age category, mostly illiterates, having small farm size, with medium farming experience, no training received, with medium risk orientation, having medium religious belief, with medium achievement motivation, having medium extension contact, with medium mass media exposure and medium ethnocentrism. The aim of the study is to study the profile of the respondents and find out association between Asset generation and socio economic profile of the tribal farmers with respect to their sustainable livelihoods. From the study, it can be observed that there was a positive and significant relationship between Assets generation of sustainable livelihoods of farmers and the variables farm size, achievement motivation and mass media exposure.


Keywords: Tribal farmers, Socio-economic profile and assets generation
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Gogi Reddy, V.K., J.V. Ekale, M.V. Kulkarni and Nair, R.G. 2019. Socio Economic Profile of Tribal Farmers in Nanded District of Maharashtra State.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(11): 2515-2523. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.290