Perception of Farmers Towards Pradhan Mantri Crop Insurance Scheme

Babu Lal Dhayal, Rajeev Bairathi and Ashok Kumar Sharma


Looking to the importance of insurance scheme, the present study entitled “Perception of Farmers towards Pradhan
Mantri Crop Insurance Scheme in Udaipur district of Rajasthan” was conducted in the purposely selected Salumber
and Sarada tehsils of Udaipur district of Rajasthan. Five villages from each selected tehsils were taken on the basis
of maximum number of beneficiary farmers. Thus, total ten villages were selected for the study. Out of the prepared
list, 10 farmers were selected from each village on the basis of random sampling technique. Thus, total 100 farmers
were selected for present investigation. Data were collected through pre structured interview schedule. The study
indicated that majority of respondents fell in medium level constraint group. The study revealed that illiteracy of
farmers was most severe constraints by majority of the insured famers and strongly suggested that unit area may be
of individual or village level.

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