A Study on Problems and Prospects of Farmers with Reference to Tirunelveli District

  • S Sundaramoorthy Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Sri Paramakalyani College (Affiliated to M.S. University), Tenkasi, Tamil Nadu, India
  • A Abirami Research Scholar, Department of Commerce, Sri Paramakalyani College (Affiliated to M.S. University), Tenkasi, Tamil Nadu, India https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5148-0209
Keywords: Agriculture, Farmer, Farming problems, Cultivation, Rural credit, Food, Food crops

Abstract

Farmer or agriculture is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. They are the vertebrae of our community. All are the ones who present us with all the food that we eat. As a result, the community as a whole of the country depends upon farmers. In addition to the farmers contribute almost 17% of the Indian economy. But the condition of farmers in India is critical. Hence, this study is mainly focused on finding out the problems faced by the farmers why they are shifting area from agriculture to non-agriculture. Both primary and secondary data were used. 350 samples were collected based on a convenient sampling technique. Data were analyzed with the help of SPSS. The significant finding of the study is that Lack of long term policy perspective, Monsoon failure, There is no planning in agricultural land and Importance for traditional cultivation. These four factors mainly induce the farmer shifting area from agriculture to non-agriculture.

Published
2021-03-01
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How to Cite
Sundaramoorthy, S., & Abirami, A. (2021). A Study on Problems and Prospects of Farmers with Reference to Tirunelveli District. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 9(2), 22-25. https://doi.org/10.34293/economics.v9i2.3699
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