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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 4
First page : (51) Last page : (53)
Article doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5103

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Apiculture Enterprise in District Pulwama and Srinagar

Rohi John**, Jahangir Dar*, M. A. Beigh*, Mudasir Ah Bhat1 and Irfan Dar2
*Division of Agriculture Extension and Communication
1Division of Post Harvest Technology, 2Department of Civil Engineering Iust, Shere-E- Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology. Shalimar Srinagar, 190025
*Corresponding Author E-mail: ruhijan15@gmail.com
Received: 2.07.2017  |  Revised: 14.07.2017   |  Accepted: 15.07.2017  


The main focus of the study was to calculate benefit-cost analysis of beekeeping in district Pulwama and Srinagar. The data was collected from 140 beekeepers of two districts because this enterprise is working more in areas like Pulwama. Tral, Harwan. Beekeepers were selected the costs and return of beekeeping and assess the scope of beekeeping. The benefit cost ratio of beekeeping for district Pulwama was 1.54 and for district Srinagar was 1.47.which showed that this business was profitable. It will be a great source of employment creation for the rural poor people to reduce the poverty. There is a great prospect of beekeeping in Kashmir on the basis of the socioeconomic context of the state and some special features of the enterprise.

Key words: Apiculture; Benefit-cost Analysis; Pulwama and Srinagar.

Full Text : PDF; Journal doi : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782

Cite this article: John, R., Dar, J., Beigh, M.A., Ah Bhat, M. and Dar, I., Benefit-Cost Analysis of Apiculture Enterprise in District Pulwama and Srinagar, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.5(4): 51-53 (2017). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5103