International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 7, Special Issue 6 (2019)
Entrepreneurial attributes of vegetable growers: A study in Baloda bazar-Bhatapara district of Chhattisgarh
Author(s): Awadhesh Kumar and Dr. Poonam
Abstract: India has immense potential for entrepreneurship development in terms of diversity of rural occupations. Vegetable production is one of the promising sectors of entrepreneurship development in India. Vegetable based industries are emerging as powerful engines for economic growth in rural India. Vegetable production as an enterprise is increasingly being recognized could play a more constructive role in promoting rural welfare and reducing poverty by generating employment at farm level. The study was conducted in Baloda bazaar -Bhatapara district to analyze the entrepreneurial attribute of vegetable growing farmers. Total of 120 farmers were selected for the study from two blocks of district. The Entrepreneurship Attributes Index was computed based on the seven entrepreneurship attributes were namely Innovativeness, Achievement motivation, Decision making ability, Economic motivation, Risk orientation, Leadership ability and Management orientation. It’s found that, majority of the vegetable growers were having medium level of innovativeness, achievement motivation, decision making ability, economic motivation, risk orientation, management orientation and high level of leadership ability. A little less than two-third of the respondents were possessing medium level of the entrepreneurial attributes index.
Pages: 22-25 | 184 Views 4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Awadhesh Kumar and Dr. Poonam. Entrepreneurial attributes of vegetable growers: A study in Baloda bazar-Bhatapara district of Chhattisgarh. International Journal of Chemical Studies. 2019; 7(6): 22-25.