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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(1): 3126-3132
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.701.371


Migration Trend Analysis of Farmers and Agricultural Labours in Yadgir District of Karnataka, India
Moulasab*, D.M. Chandargi and D.G. Sathihal
University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur – 584 104, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted to know the migration trend of farmers and agricultural labors in Yadgir district of north Karnataka during the year 2014-15. With the help of Karnataka state department of Agriculture and also KALIKA NGO 15 villages were selected from the district and from each village 10 farmers and 10 agricultural labors were selected using simple random sampling thus making a total sample of 300 respondents. The data was collected personally from the respondents using structured and standardized interview schedule developed for the study. The data collected was tabulated and analyzed using appropriate statistical tools. The results of the study revealed that, less than half (40.00 %) of the respondents were middle aged and half (50.00 %) of them were illiterates. With regard to land holding, equal per cent (28.33 %) of them were having a land holding of 1.1-2acre and 2.1-3 acres, majority (46.00 %) of the them belonged to medium farming experience category. Majority (73.67 %) of the respondents was having family size of more than 4 members and majority (69.33 %) of the respondents was male and belonged to medium income group. More than half (66.00 %) of the respondents were inter-district migrants falling under rural to urban migration and majority (73.00 %) of them was seasonal migrants. Large majority (97.67 %) of the respondents migrated due to poor economic condition of the family. Large majority (96.67 %) of the respondents’ purpose of migration was to get regular income.


Keywords: Inter District, Intra district, Migration, Seasonal and Temporary migration
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Moulasab, D.M. Chandargi and Sathihal, D.G. 2018. Migration Trend Analysis of Farmers and Agricultural Labours in Yadgir District of Karnataka, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(1): 3126-3132. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.701.371