Analysis of Total Factor Productivity of Chickpea in Major Producing States in India 

DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5306    | Article Id: A-5306 | Page : : 293-300
Citation :- Analysis of Total Factor Productivity of Chickpea in Major Producing States in India.Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2020.(54):: 293-300
Address : Centre for Economics and Social Studies (CESS) Hyderabad-500 030, Telangana, India.
Submitted Date : 25-05-2019
Accepted Date : 2-12-2019


Present study was taken up with the aim of analyzing the impact of inputs on productivity performance in chickpea crop. By adopting Divisia chain Indices methodology, TFP indices were calculated along with growth rates and determinants of TFP. The findings of the study revealed that the visible positive TFP growth rates in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra are due to area expansion under chickpea crop than technological intervention. Whereas, in undivided Andhra Pradesh, technology and managerial inputs have contributed to meaningful TFP growths. Apart from traditional inputs, road density was found to be an important source of growth in TFP in the study area. The increased inputs cost and quantity used in chickpea crop has resulted in increase in the cost of production in the selected states during the study period 2005-13. 


Chickpea Cost of production Growth rates Total factor productivity Total input indices Total output indices


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