Floriculture enterprise: Blooming the flower of life


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  • Basu Deo Kharga Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya
  • Rakesh Roy Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya

Abstract

This is a success story of a professional driver who transformed himself into a successful entrepreneur in floriculture. Arun Chhetri (45 years old) having middle school level of education was residing in a small village of Kalimpong district, West Bengal. Horticulture always has a scope in the hills and particularly floriculture
is gaining popularity among rural youth in the region. The economic analysis of last 5 years shows that the B:C ratio of enterprise was 3.33 annually and annual net income from the enterprise was `2.27 lakhs from a small piece of land of 35 decimal. Further, he has reported, if marketing channels were well established then the income can be enhanced many fold. 

Author Biography

  • Rakesh Roy, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya

    Senior Scientist and Head

    Malda Krishi Vigyan Kendra

    Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya

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Submitted

2022-03-22

Published

2022-03-31

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How to Cite

Kharga, B. D., & Roy, R. (2022). Floriculture enterprise: Blooming the flower of life. Indian Horticulture, 67(4). https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IndHort/article/view/122461