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Average Farmers Cost of Producti
 
Average Farmers Cost of Production Estimate of Basmati

(Paddy)In the Punjab For the Year 2009-10
 
               
Sr.No Operations / Inputs Average no of oers/Units/Acre 2008-09 Crop Average no.of oprs/units/acre 2009-10 Crop
Cost/Unit Cost/acre Cost/Unit Cost/acre
Rs. Rs. Rs. Rs.
1 Land preparation            
  1.1 Dry ploughing 4.00 276.00 1104.00 4.00 350.00 1400.00
  1.2 Dry planking - - - - - -
  1.3 Wet ploughing 3 300.00 900.00 3.00 400.00 1200.00
  1.4 Wet planking 1.50 150.00 225.00 1.50 200.00 300.00
  1.5 Leveling 0.01 280.00 2.80 0.01 400.00 4.00
2 Nursery used (marlas)/Prepared 4 Kg seed + others     600.00     700.00
3 Uprooting, transporting and transplanting (Man days) 6.50 200.00 1300.00 6.50 250.00 1625.00
4 Labour for bund making etc. (m.day)            
5 Weeding            
  5.1 manual  4.00 200.00 800.00 4.00 250.00 1000.00
  5.2 weedicides            
6 Plant protection(incl: Nursery+Seed Treatment)     600.00     700.00
7 Farm yard manure            
8 Fertilizer (bags)            
  8.1 DAP 1.00 2750.00 2750.00 1.00 1900.00 1900.00
  8.2 Urea 1.00 590.00 590.00 1.00 710.00 710.00
  8.3 Zinc Sulphate 1.00 300.00 300.00 1.00 350.00 350.00
  8.4 Fertilizer transport and application     120.00     150.00
9 Irrigation (Nos)            
  9.1 Canal     95.72     95.72
  9.2 Private tubewell 7.00 450.00 3150.00 7.00 550.00 3850.00
  9.3 Labour used for irrigation and water course cleaning (man day) 6.00 200.00 1200.00 6.00 250.00 1500.00
TOTAL (1 TO 9)     13737.52     15484.72
10 Mark up on investment @ 9.0 % per annum for 6 months Excluding water rates 13641.8   613.88 15389   692.51
11 Harvesting,threshing             
  11.1 Kind (Kgs) @ 5Kgs/40Kgs 139.77 25.00 3494.25 139.77 30.00 4193.1
  11.2 Cash (Rs)            
12 Land rent (for 6 months) 7500/8000PA 6.00 625.00 3750.00 6.00 666.67 4000.00
13 Agricultural Income Tax (6 months)     48.52     48.52
14 Management charges for 6 months Rs 7000/8000 PM. For 100 Acres 6.00 70.00 420.00 6.00 80.00 480.00
15 Gross cost     22064.17     24898.85
16 Value of straw            
17 Net Cost of Cultivation (Including Land Rent)     22064.17     24898.85
18 Yield per acre (Kgs)     1118.21     1118.21
19 Cost of production at fram (Rs/40 Kgs)     789.27     890.67
20 Marketing charges     18.00     22.00
21 COST PER 40 Kgs AT MILL GATE/MANDI GATE     807.27     912.67
22 INVESTMENT INCENTIVE @ 25%     201.82     228.17
23 SUPPORT PRICE RECOMMENDED     1009.09     1140.84