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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(9): 3011-3021
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.909.372


Socio-economic Status of Fishers of Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
M. Yadav*, S. V. Patil, S. S. Mandavkar, S. M. Wasave,M. Shirdhankar, K. J. Chaudhari and B. V. Naik
College of Fisheries (Dr. B. S. Konkan Agriculture University), Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Socio-economic condition of the fishers in Maharashtra is very low. The present study study was carried out to assess socio-economic status of fishers of Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. Information was collected through the well-structured interview schedule. A total of 64 fishermen were selected randomly for interview. The study revealed that 82.8 % fishermen were male and all are involved in fish and fishing related activity. Mostly middle age fishers (36-50 years) were involved in fishing activity. Majority (82.8%) respondents were married and were lived in joint family. It was found that 71.9% families has the only one earner. Almost 95% fishers were educated and live in pacca house (90.6 %). Around 98.4 % fishermen had bank account. Maximum number of families daily household expenditure was up to Rs.300/-.Fishers must be encouraged to attend different training programmes to improve their skills in their respective works and it would help them to gain more income. Fishers must also be motivated to take alternative livelihoods.


Keywords: Socio-economic, fishers, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
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Yadav, B. M., S. V. Patil, S. S. Mandavkar, S. M. Wasave, M. M. Shirdhankar, K. J. Chaudhari and Naik, B. V. 2020. Socio-economic Status of Fishers of Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(9): 3011-3021. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.909.372