SOCIO-ECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND ITS CORRELATES WITH ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOR AMONG DAIRY FARMERS IN TAMIL NADU

Article Id: ARCC700 | Page : 108 - 111
Citation :- SOCIO-ECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND ITS CORRELATES WITH ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOR AMONG DAIRY FARMERS IN TAMIL NADU.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2012.(31):108 - 111
R. Senthil Kumar, Ramkumar, D. Babu*, D. Vijai Babu and P. Jaishridhar
Address : Dairy Extension Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal-132001

Abstract

This study mainly focuses the existing relationship between the entrepreneurial behavior index and selected traits of the dairy farmers.  The study was carried out in the selected two districts of Tamil Nadu state i.e. Erode and Coimbatore districts. It was observed that the highest Entrepreneurial Behavior Index (EBI) 61.08 was found in “self confidence” attribute which ranked first followed by “Hope of success” (60.75) and “Knowledgeability” (59.41) with II and III ranks respectively.  Farmers with high rational decision taking ability naturally possess more self confidence. Further correlation co-efficient shows that except age and caste all the selected independent variables i.e. Education, Family size, Social participation, Land holding, Herd size, Milk production, Milk sale, Dairy income, Training, Marketing behavior, Mass Media Exposure, Extension contact, Knowledge, Attitude and Economic Motivation are strong relationship with dependent variable, which would provide an impetus to dairy farmers to develop strong entrepreneurial behavior.

Keywords

Dairy farmers Entrepreneurship Traits.

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