CII-FACE- Study on assessing custom hiring Centers (CHC)
Objective: To study that how the CHC services are beneficial for the farmers and what type of issue they have face in availing services from CHC.
Collection of data: for the data collection students were visited different district of Punjab (Hoshiarpur, Nawanshehr, Jalandhar).In each district they covered 2-3 societies of CHC where they meet with the president of the society and the members of the society. At each society their target is to meet 10-15 farmers and fill the questioners. They asked the questions to the farmers and fill the questioner. The questions are like: how much land they have, which services and machinery they are taking from the society and why , what difficulties they are facing while taking the services , what suggestions they want to give etc.
Learning and findings: They learnt from this research that what type of machinery and services are provided by these societies to the farmers. These societies are very helpful and useful for the farmers. Farmers who cannot buy all type of machinery for the farming, because it is very costly. So they are taking machinery on less amount of rent from the societies according to their needs. The machinery includes tractor, trolley, rotaveter, tiller, cultivator, drill, etc. The rent is fixed by the society and less from other private society.
- Training on application of seeds, fertilizers and machines.
- Loans for farming
- Machinery on rent
- Fertilizer and pesticides
- Cheaper to rent than buying
- Additional equipments needed for limited seasonal usage
- Easy availability
- Less dependency on labour
- Timeliness of operations.
In some societies there is problem of less number of machinery otherwise there is no any problem in the services.
Some farmers suggest that they need machines of new technology, and also want insurance for their crops.
Students in Research project was Mr. Daljit Singh and Mr. Lakhwinder (MBA-III),
Research Guide: Mr. Ankur (CII-FACE-Executive Officer from New Delhi )
Date : 28/9/15 to 30/9/15