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Journal of Management Research and Analysis


Changes in labor pattern and agricultural mechanization


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Research Article

Author Details : Amarendra Kalita*

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 9-13


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Abstract

In countries like India, the main argument against the use of machine in agriculture is that it displaces labor. In Assam, agricultural mechanization has remained limited and selective. The number of labor to be engaged in the agriculture field is decreasing and the use of machines like tractor and power tiller etc. is giving direct and indirect employment to a large section of people as part-time labor. The farmers were found purchasing agricultural machines for both personal and rental business purposes. In Assam a lease market of agricultural machine has developed. The farmers have used machines considering the cost factors in this paper an attempt has been made to observe the changes in labor market in connection to mechanization in agriculture.

Keywords: Displacement, Mechanization, Technological, Tractor, Transformation.

Doi : 10.18231/j.jmra.2019.003

How to cite : Kalita A, Changes in labor pattern and agricultural mechanization. J Manag Res Anal 2019;6(1):9-13

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