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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(8): 361-365
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.048


Socio-Economic Status of Brinjal Growers in Bulandshahr District of Western Uttar Pradesh, India
A.S. Maurya1*, R.N. Yadav1, D.K. Singh1, D. Singh1, V.K. Singh1, Prerana Kaushal2 and Manoj Kumar Singh3
1Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SVPUA&T, Modipuram,
Meerut, (U.P.) – 250110, India
2Department of Home Science Extension, BHU, Varanasi, (U.P.) - 251001, India
3Department of Horticulture, SVPUA&T, Modipuram, Meerut, (U.P.) – 250110, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present investigation was carried out during the year 2016-17 in Bulandshahr district of Western Uttar Pradesh to know the socio-economic status of brinjal growers. Bulandshahr district comprise of 16 blocks in which two blocks namely Lakhoti and Jahangirabad were purposively selected. Four villages namely Dhakka, Dhakroli from lakhoti block and Shekhpur, Pasoli selected from Jahangirabad block. From the selected each village’s 20 respondents were selected randomly, thus a total of 80 brinjal growers constituted the sample size for the study and data were collected by means of personal interview with the help of pre structured schedule. The study depicted that the majority of the brinjal growers were found upper middle age category group of 46-60 years (42.50 per cent), other backward caste (62.50 per cent), high school (31.25 per cent), married (93.75per cent), joint families (62.50 per cent), families size of medium category 5 to 8 members (50.00 per cent), no social participation (75.00 per cent), medium land holding size category of respondents with 4-10 hectare (28.75 per cent), pucca type of housing pattern (83.75 per cent). It was also observed that the maximum respondents were use as small dairy size (73.75 per cent). The maximum brinjal growers (48.75 per cent) were having resource poor, medium family resources (66.25 per cent), transport facilities for loading were jhota buggy (81.25 per cent), and source of irrigation was canal (30.00 per cent). It was also observed that agriculture is main occupation (91.25 per cent), and service as subsidiary occupation with (06.25 per cent), respectively. Respondents were found such who had the earning annual income of Rs. above 1,50,000/-. It was found maximum respondents (51.25 per cent) using medium level of information sources, had medium level of scientific orientation (48.75 per cent), and medium level of risk orientation (60 per cent).


Keywords: Socio-economic status, Brinjal growers.
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Maurya, A.S., R.N. Yadav, D.K. Singh, D. Singh, V.K. Singh, Prerana Kaushal and Manoj Kumar Singh. 2017. Socio-Economic Status of Brinjal Growers in Bulandshahr District of Western Uttar Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(8): 361-365. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.048