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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part S (2017)

Socio - economic impact of mat-stick cultivation and mat weaving industry in Sabang block of west Bengal

Socio - economic impact of mat-stick cultivation and mat weaving industry in Sabang block of west Bengal

Author(s)
Sayed Sultan Ali
Abstract
Mat stick cultivation and mat industry is one of the most important labor surplus economies. It is a small scale cottage industry which plays a vital role to the rural economy. The mat weaving industry is generally found in some blocks of Paschim and Purba Medinipur of West Bengal. This is a labor intensive handicraft cottage industry prevailing in this area traditionally and in recent times rhizome / root of mat sticks also become an important source of income to the farmers.
Our study area is Sabang Community development block in the district of Paschim Medinipur of West Bengal in India. Our principal objective is to find out the economical impact of mat stick cultivation and mat weaving industry to the rural life. We have selected ten (10) villages (Adasimla, Sabang, Harnan, Kundra, Bural, Gundut, Sitalda, Bishnupur, Mohar, Kantakhali) for this household survey, where we surveyed around 400 families, randomly. We have investigated total economics basis on 20 decimal lands for one year. In this Paper we are trying to unfold the total expenditure in a 20 decimal land and the yield of mat sedge and its market price as well as net profit. And then after weaving three types (ek-rokha, do-rokha, masland) of mat and their cost, market price and net profit etc. And finally total economics on mat stick rhizome/root. Now-a-days these mats rhizome/root plays major role to the employment and income of the rural family of this area.
Pages: 1431-1435  |  282 Views  113 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Sayed Sultan Ali. Socio - economic impact of mat-stick cultivation and mat weaving industry in Sabang block of west Bengal. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(6):1431-1435.
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