Socio-Economic status of fishers of reservoirs of India

Ekka, A and Katiha, Pradeep K and Pandit, Arun and Barik, N and Shyam, S Salim and Ganesh Kumar, B (2012) Socio-Economic status of fishers of reservoirs of India. Journal of the Inland Fishery Society of India, 44 (2). pp. 79-87.

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    Abstract

    The present study is a rapid assessment of socio-economic status to estimate income, illiteracy and health of reservoir fishersinsevenstatesoflndia.stmctureddatafrom4l5fishermenwerecollected. The result indicated that against the Indian average literacy rate of '74.52o/o the literacy rate of 63.32% was recorded among the sampled hshers. The school dropouts were more at secondary level of education(57 .75%o ). Fishers' children were vaccinated in most of the states as per the recommendation of Indian Council of Medical Research. The average monthly expenditure of the households was worked out to be Rs. 3148.3 only, which is very low to sustain livelihood; often lead to indebtness.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Socio-economics; reservoir; fishers; income; literacy; health
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2013 04:22
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:55
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9422

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