Socio Economic Impact of Drip Irrigation System on Drip Owners

Mahammad Shafi Rupanagudi Shaik and Swati Khandave

Abstract


The study was conducted to study the socio-economic impact of drip irrigation system on drip owners of Aravali
district. The results indicated that after adoption of drip irrigation system drip owners were found that there is
increase in self sufficiency and social status. It is also observed that there is saving in water due to adoption of
drip irrigation, savings in purchasing fertilisers, plant protection chemicals, weed control expenses, labourers
charges, electricity charges. It is obvious from the data that majority of drip owners increased crop production,
quality of produce and early maturity of the crop after adoption of drip irrigation system. Overall majority of
the drip owners had medium level of socio economic impact.

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