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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 1160-1166
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.707.140


Income and Employment Generation under Optimum Combination of Different Enterprises in Sugarcane Based Farming System for Small Category of Farms in District Meerut of Uttar Pradesh
Subhash Kumar Jawla1, Babu Singh1, Teshu Kumar2 and Rahul Katiyar1
1Chandra Shekhar Azad Universities of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur - 208001, Uttar Pradesh, India
2Lovely professional University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted during the year 2013-14 in District Meerut of Uttar Pradesh to know the possibilities of optimum combination of different enterprises for the enhancement of the farms income and employment of small category of farms household’s. Multistages tratified random sampling design was used to collect the primary data from; a sample of 32 respondents was selected on the basis of probability proportion to size of holdings. A linear programming (LP) model was used to find out the optimal farm plan for optimum land allocation for maximization of net returns and to generate employment from, small category of farms. In the study area, Small farms linear programming model resulted that increase in return which was 33.72 per cent higher than the existing farm plan and labour man days 69.59 per cent higher compare to the existing farm plan.


Keywords: Farming system, Optimization, LP model, Livestock, Land allocation, Employment generation.
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Subhash Kumar Jawla, Babu Singh, Teshu Kumar and Rahul Katiyar. 2018. Income and Employment Generation under Optimum Combination of Different Enterprises in Sugarcane Based Farming System for Small Category of Farms in District Meerut of Uttar Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 1160-1166. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.707.140