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Title:
A STUDY ON PERCEPTION OF YOUTH TOWARDS AGRICULTURE

Authors:
J. R. Rishi Keshav, Dr. M. Nagalingam

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1 J. R. Rishi Keshav, 2 Dr. M. Nagalingam
1. Secretary and Founder, Shirish Foundation, B-317, Nithya Enclave, MTP Road, Kavundampalayam, Coimbatore - 641 030.
2. Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Lalpur, Amarkantak, Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh. PIN-48488

MLA 8
Keshav, J. R. Rishi, and Dr. M. Nagalingam. "A STUDY ON PERCEPTION OF YOUTH TOWARDS AGRICULTURE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 4728-4735, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=363. Accessed June 2019.
APA
Keshav, J., & Nagalingam, D. (2019, June). A STUDY ON PERCEPTION OF YOUTH TOWARDS AGRICULTURE. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(6), 4728-4735. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=363
Chicago
Keshav, J. R. Rishi, and Dr. M. Nagalingam. "A STUDY ON PERCEPTION OF YOUTH TOWARDS AGRICULTURE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 6 (June 2019), 4728-4735. Accessed June, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=363.

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Abstract:
Agriculture is the backbone of India. India is the country which has huge youth population. As India is a developing country in all sectors, it is the same in agriculture sector too. Most of rural youth in the country is not interested to do agriculture. Rural youth are the prospect of future agricultural sector. By way of a growing world inhabitants and a reducing agricultural yield in combination with a rural migration, supportable food production and supply are vulnerable. Young farmers play a vital role in safeguarding food security for forthcoming generations but they face many challenges. The objective of the study is to 'understand the perception of youth belonging to agriculture family of Pichanur village of Coimbatore District towards agriculture'. Purposive sampling method was adopted to collect primary data from 37 families. From the study, it is found that majority of the youth belonging to agriculture family is not interested in continuing agriculture so it is important that the government should take necessary steps to increase the hope and confidence level in the field of agriculture among youth.