INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCE
ISSN : 2320-7051
International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 2
First page : (1659) Last page : (1662)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.6255
Farmers Profile of Imphal West District
Sanjenbam Sher Singh*
Department of Agricultural Extension, Palli Siksha Bhavana, (Institute of Agriculture)
Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan, West Bengal
*Corresponding Author E-mail: email@example.com
Received: 15.02.2018 | Revised: 26.03.2018 | Accepted: 1.04.2018
The study was conducted in Imphal West district during 2015 to investigate the socioeconomic profiles of rural farmers. The primary data was collected through structured questionnaire. Three villages from each block were selected randomly, thus the study was conducted in six villages namely Ngairangbam, Moidangpok, Heigrujam, Kodompokpi, Meitram and Hiyangthang. Farmers were selected randomly from each of the selected villages, making a total of 150 farmers. Most of the farmers (69.33%) belonged to medium size land holding category and most of them were middle aged. Majority of the farmers were found to have cattle (61.33%), where 18.66% of the farmers have Buffaloes, 62% have poultry, 42% duckery and 26% have piggery. Most of the farmer (68.67%) belonged to medium family size group. Annual income of the farmers ranges from Rs. 35,000/-to Rs.735,000/-.
Key words: Block, Imphal West, Questionnaire, Rural farmer, Socioeconomic Profile.
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Cite this article: Singh, S.S., Farmers Profile of Imphal West District, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(2): 1659-1662 (2018). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.6255