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2023, Vol. 8, Special Issue 5, Part B

Examining the spread of micro irrigation in Haryana: Adoption determinants and challenges for adopters and non-adopters


Author(s): Dr. Sanjay and Dr. JS Papang

Abstract:
Micro irrigation system coverage has grown at a good pace in Haryana. However, the growth is focussed on western Haryana only. The gap between budgets allocated and utilised needs to be narrowed as only two-thirds of the allocated budget utilized during the study period. Positive and highly significant effects of Years of schooling of household head, the share of fruits and vegetables and significant effect of training suggest that household heads may be involved in agricultural training promoting micro irrigation and diversification to fruits and vegetables because decision-making regarding making changes lies in their hands. Reducing the weight of heavy initial investment by way of back-ended subsidy, increasing the number of slots available and provisions for demonstration of micro irrigation can help a long way. Also, ensuring uninterrupted electricity supply to the farms will help accelerate its adoption.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. Sanjay, Dr. JS Papang. Examining the spread of micro irrigation in Haryana: Adoption determinants and challenges for adopters and non-adopters. Int J Stat Appl Math 2023;8(5S):86-91.
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