Livelihood Security and Personal Attributes of Small and Marginal Farmers in Rewa Block of Rewa District M.P, India

Upasna Digarse

Department of Extension Education, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Sanjay Singh

KVK at Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Ashish Kumar

Department of Extension Education, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Ashish Kumar Nagar

Department of Extension Education, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Ashutosh Singh Rajpoot *

Department of Extension Education, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The study was conducted in the Rewa block of the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh in 2021. Rewa block consists of 211 villages. Out of which 10 villages namely, Karhiya, Ataria, Bisar, Bhitwa, Rithi, Jori, Lohi, Bansi, Kitvariya and Khajua of Rewa block were selected randomly. A village-wise list of small and marginal farmers adopting various occupations along with farming was prepared. From this list of small and marginal farmers, 6 small and 6 marginal farmers were selected from each selected village to give a total sample size of 120 respondents (60 small and 60 marginal farmers). The study revealed that the majority of respondents of the respondents were from the middle age group, had education up to primary level, belonged to OBC category, were medium family size, equal percent of respondents were found as marginal as well as small size land holders, possessed less livestock holding, medium social participation, had medium level of experience in farming, majority of the respondents were involved in only agricultural activities, had low family income, most of the respondents had low cropping system. Further, the study shows that the majority of the respondents had medium mass media exposure, had medium level of exposure, low achievement motivation, most of the respondents had medium risk orientation, and medium economic motivation.

Keywords: Socio-personal, economic, communicational, psychological profile, livelihood security


How to Cite

Digarse, Upasna, Sanjay Singh, Ashish Kumar, Ashish Kumar Nagar, and Ashutosh Singh Rajpoot. 2024. “Livelihood Security and Personal Attributes of Small and Marginal Farmers in Rewa Block of Rewa District M.P, India”. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports 30 (7):1-8. https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2024/v30i72117.

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