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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:10, October, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(10): 622-630

Impact of Integrated Farming System on the Socio-Economic Status of Farmers under ‘Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (MGMG)’Programme in Bishnupur District of Manipur, India
Suparna Dey*, Daya Ram, M. Kunjaraj Singh and N.Okendro Singh
College of Agriculture, Central Agricultural University, Iroisemba, Imphal, India
*Corresponding author

As India is facing the challenge of continuous rise in demand of agricultural production with the fixed size of land holding, it became imperative to come up with strategic approaches to meet the growing concern. Therefore, in order to achieve rural development and to alleviate the gap between demand and supply, Integrated Farming System was implemented as one of the vital tool under MGMG programme in potential areas. Keeping in view the scopes, the present study was conducted in Bishnupur District, Manipur. An Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. From the three villages of Bishnupur district, a total of 120 respondents were drawn following purposive and simple random sampling method. The objective of the study was to study the socio-personal profile of MGMG farmers and impact of Integrated Farming System on their socio-economic status. The data collected by using the structured interview schedule were encrypted, tabularized and analysed statistically. An analysis of the selected characteristics of the MGMG farmers revealed that majority of the farmers were middle aged small farmer educated upto high school having medium; organizational participation, farming experience, innovation proneness, risk orientation, mass media exposure, extension contact, annual income and economic motivation and they preferred radio over DAO, Bishnupur as the regularly used source of information.

Keywords: Impact, Integrated Farming System, Socio-personal, Socio-economic, Development

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Suparna Dey, Daya Ram, M. Kunjaraj Singh and N.Okendro Singh. 2021. Impact of Integrated Farming System on the Socio-Economic Status of Farmers under ‘Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (MGMG)’Programme in Bishnupur District of Manipur, IndiaInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(10): 622-630. doi:
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