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Farmers' Perception towards the Supply Chain Management of Vegetables in Fatehabad District


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1 Department of Business Management, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India
2 Department of Business Management, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana
     

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The main aim of this study is to present various issues and problems of vegetables supply chain in Fatehabad, a district situated in south-western part of Haryana. The purpose of this study was to see the issues perceived by the farmers in vegetable cultivation and to explore the link of the chosen characteristics of the vegetable growers with their problems. In this survey total 200 farmers were selected from various part of Fatehabad. Information about various aspects of vegetable supply chain management were collected, ranging from demographic to storage and transportation. It can be concluded that the supply chain of Vegetables is burdened with post-harvest wastages and losses due to long chain, dependency on chain, lack of transportation facilities, less efficient Mandi system, poor infrastructure of distribution, less adequate cold chain facilities, higher cost of packing, poor linkage in supply chain etc. It results in poor price realization of farmers on one hand and over prices paid by buyers on the other end.

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Supply Chain Management, Demographic, Transportation, Vegetables
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Authors

Amita Girdhar
Department of Business Management, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India
Jyoti Pareek
Department of Business Management, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India
Suman Ghalawat
Department of Business Management, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India
Megha Goyal
Department of Business Management, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana
Subodh Agarwal
Department of Business Management, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India

Abstract


The main aim of this study is to present various issues and problems of vegetables supply chain in Fatehabad, a district situated in south-western part of Haryana. The purpose of this study was to see the issues perceived by the farmers in vegetable cultivation and to explore the link of the chosen characteristics of the vegetable growers with their problems. In this survey total 200 farmers were selected from various part of Fatehabad. Information about various aspects of vegetable supply chain management were collected, ranging from demographic to storage and transportation. It can be concluded that the supply chain of Vegetables is burdened with post-harvest wastages and losses due to long chain, dependency on chain, lack of transportation facilities, less efficient Mandi system, poor infrastructure of distribution, less adequate cold chain facilities, higher cost of packing, poor linkage in supply chain etc. It results in poor price realization of farmers on one hand and over prices paid by buyers on the other end.

Keywords


Supply Chain Management, Demographic, Transportation, Vegetables

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