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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(9): 1217-1229
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.148


Socio-Economic Profile of Sugarcane Growers in District Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Arun Kumar Pal*, Rahul Katiyar, H.C. Singh and Rajmani*
Department of Agricultural Extension, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh -208002, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Moradabad District of Western region of Uttar Pradesh. District Moradabad was selected purposively because the area under sugarcane cultivation is more in this district in comparison to other district of the four community development blocks i.e. Chhajlet, Thakurdwara, Bilari and Moradabad taken randomly for drawing the sample of respondents. Five villages were selected for drawing sample from each block, from each village 10 sugarcane growers were selected on random basis. Total 200 respondents selected for the study. The Majority 75.00 per cent marginal 73.68 per cent small and 67.74 per cent medium farmers adopted agriculture as a main occupation. The Maximum sugarcane growers belonged to backward caste i.e. 58.06 per cent medium, 58.03 per cent marginal and 52.63 per cent small farmers. The Most of the 56.00 per cent respondents owned marginal (upto 1 ha) size of holding followed by 2.50 and 15.50 per cent respondents were having small and medium size of land holdings, respectively. The Most of the farmers i.e. 77.19 per cent small, 74.19 per cent medium and 37.50 per cent marginal farmers belonged to medium income group. The Most of 43.00 per cent sugarcane grower were using canal, 32.00 per cent canal + private tubewell /pump set as a source of irrigation. The Majority of 56.50 per cent farmers’ sugarcane growers belonged to medium productively level where as 26.50 per cent belonged to low Productivity level and 17.00 per cent belonged to high productivity level.


Keywords: Sugarcane, Age, Education, Family, House.
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Arun Kumar Pal, Rahul Katiyar, H.C. Singh and Rajmani. 2017. Socio-Economic Profile of Sugarcane Growers in District Moradabad, Uttar PradeshInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(9): 1217-1229. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.148