An economic analysis of production and marketing of black gram (URD) in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh
Rakesh Lahre, Sanjay Kumar, Ali Ahmad
An attempt has been made in this study to examine the economic analysis of black gram production and marketing in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh state. The specific objectives of the study were 1. To study socio economic profile of the different size farm households/ groups. 2. To analyze the growth rate in area, production and productivity of black gram in Raigarh district and Chhattisgarh state. 3. To workout the costs and returns and input output ratio of different size farms household. 4. To identify Existing marketing channels, price spread and marketing efficiency in the different marketing channels. 5. To find out the constraints in the production and marketing of black gram in study area and suggest suitable measures. The present study was conducted in Baramkela block in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh state. The primary data is collected from the black gram producers through personal interview method with the help of well prepare scheduled and questionnaire for the production and marketing year 2015-16. The growth rate of area, production and productivity of Chhattisgarh and Raigarh district was worked out by using exponential analysis. The simple mean and average method was used to work out the cost of cultivation, marketable surplus and disposal pattern of black gram crop.