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Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Biosciences (IJPAB)
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 6
First page : (205) Last page : (212)
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A Profile of Agricultural Labourer in Andhra Pradesh

I.Venkata Reddy1*, T. Gopi Krishna2, P. V. Sathya Gopal3, Y. Radha4 and V. Srinivasa Rao5
1Ph.D scholar, Department of Agricultural Extension, Agricultural College, Bapatla- 522101
2Principal Scientist, O/o. Director of Extension, ANGRAU, LAM, Guntur-522018
3Professor and University Head, Department of Agri-Business Management,
S V Agricultural College, Tirupathi- 517502
4Director of Planning & Monitoring Cell, ANGRAU, LAM, Guntur-522018
5Professor& University Head, Department of Statistics & Computer Applications,
Agricultural College, Bapatla- 522101
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Received: 3.11.2020 | Revised: 2.12.2020 | Accepted: 7.12.2020 


The present study was conducted in three districts of Andhra Pradesh viz., Kurnool, Guntur, and Srikakulam during 2018-20 to identify the profile characteristics of agricultural labourers. An Ex-post facto research design was used for the study. To study the profile characteristics of agricultural labourersa total of 240 respondents were selected for the study. Results revealed that majority of the (36 years to 58 years) middle aged (56.66%), followed by illiterates (25.88%), medium (4 to 6 members) family size (69.58%), 11-20 years of agricultural labourer experience (42.08%), no farm experience (20.00%), marginal land holding (50.00%), marginal tenant landholding (36.66%), wage + agriculture (44.66%) main occupation, medium urban contact (70.83%), medium deferred gratification(72.50%), medium credit orientation (71.66%), medium achievement motivation (62.50%), medium economic orientation (60.84%), medium self-confidence (67.51%), medium achievement motivation (62.50%), of the agricultural medium level of aspiration (55.41%).

Keywords: Profile, Agricultural Labourer, Ex-post facto, Andhra Pradesh.

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Cite this article: Reddy, I.V., Gopi Krishna, T., Sathya Gopal, P. V., Radha, Y., & Srinivasa Rao, V. (2020). A Profile of Agricultural Labourer in Andhra Pradesh, Ind. J. Pure App. Biosci. 8(6), 205-212. doi: