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The present study was conducted in Umaria and Anuppur districts of Madhya Pradesh with the specific objective viz. to examine the factors influencing farm income of the respondents. The study confined to two locations of AICRP on IFS, JNKVV, Jabalpur. Total 240 respondents, consisted of 120 beneficiaries under IFS and 120 non-beneficiaries with similar socio economic, were involved in this work. The log linear form of Cobb-Douglas production function was applied to determine the effects of socio-economic variables on farm income. Apart from this, some descriptive statistical analyses were carried out to examine the socio-economic characteristics of the households. The estimated results of the regression models revealed that land holding, irrigation intensity, cost of farm inputs and employment generation had a significant positive effect on farm income among beneficiary’s respondents. On the other hand, age, education, cost of farm inputs and employment generation had a significant positive effect on farm income among non-beneficiary’s respondents. The results of the present study help in increasing the farm income by the enhancement of the factors which found significant during the study period and the policy makers can also plan accordingly for the betterment of both the respondents.
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