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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(1): 894-900
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.701.109


Benefit - Cost Analysis of Onion Producer in Sagar District of Madhya Pradesh, India
Shampi Jain* and Jayant Kumar Gupta
epartment of Agricultural Economics/Transfer of Technology, Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya, Chitrakoot (MP), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A comparative study was conducted for benefit - cost ratio analysis of small, medium and large scale onion producer in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh, India. In this study almost all type of farmers were involved in different activities where onion farming was a major occupation i.e. 70% large and 55% medium type of farmers. The maximum operational cost was found to be Rs. 5950.19 for large type farmers and was from family labour. The minimum per hectare operational cost was found from bullock labour for small type farmers i.e. Rs. 1221.67. In case of material cost, the highest cost was involved in plant protection i.e. Rs. 6261.30 for large type of farmers. The highest fixed cost was recorded from rental value of owned land for large scale farmers i.e. Rs. 27066.67. The total cost involved for onion production was maximum of large type farmers i.e. Rs. 73581.04. The net return was found maximum (Rs. 88818.96) for large type of farmers whereas minimum (Rs. 65844.34) was for small type of farmers according to availability of land area utilized for onion cultivation. The Benefit – Cost ratio were found maximum (7.48: 2) for small type of farmers whereas large type of farmers hold minimum (6.84: 2) cost – benefit ratio.


Keywords: Variable Cost, Benefit, Fixed cost, Production, Benefit
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Shampi Jain and Jayant Kumar Gupta. 2018. Benefit - Cost Analysis of Onion Producer in Sagar District of Madhya Pradesh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(1): 894-900. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.701.109