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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2022.11(7): 137-144
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2022.1107.015


Impact of Covid 19 on Income and Employment: A Case Study of Chhattisgarh
Laxmi Bagh*, A. K. Gauraha and H. Pathak
Department of Agri-Business and Rural Management, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya,
Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492012, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study aims to examine the impact of COVID 19 on income and employment of rural households. Study was conducted in the periphery of Raipur city in the state of Chhattisgarh. This study is comparison of income and employment of 2 years in the form of pre and post covid-19 pandemic, the first year was March 2019- March 2020 as pre COVID and second was April 2020- April 2021 as post COVID. Total 300 households were selected through random sampling methods; selection pattern was 150 from around 20 km and 150 households from above 20 km of Raipur city. The share of off farm and non-farm overall income was decreases from 44 to 43.57 and 21.73 to 20.71 per cent respectively; however farm income were increases 34.27 to 35.72 per cent. It was observed that overall farm employment increases from 33.97 to 37.43 per cent. The reason was sampled households were more indulging in farm activities. Study revealed that off-farm and non-farm employment was decreases from 42.68 to 42.32 and 23.35 to 20.24 per cent respectively. The overall percentage change was 3.54 per cent, at the same time employment percentage change was decreases 9.24 per cent.


Keywords: COVID-19, Pandemic,Impact, Income, Employment, Periphery, Chhattisgarh
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Laxmi Bagh, A. K. Gauraha and Pathak, H. 2022. Impact of Covid 19 on Income and Employment: A Case Study of Chhattisgarh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 11(7): 137-144. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2022.1107.015