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COST OF PRODUCTION OF OKRA
 
COST OF PRODUCTION OF OKRA (NORMAL SEASON) FOR
 
THE YEAR 2008-09 ON ONE ACRE
 
         
Sr.No Name of Operations No/Qt Rate / Unit Expenses
1 a   Furrow turning 1 650 650
  b   Cultivator 2 450 900
  c   Leveling 1 450 450
  d   Planking 2 225 450
2 Seed bed Preparation     0
  a   Cultivator 3 450 1350
  b   Planking 3 225 675
3 Cost of Seed 10 8000 80000
4 Cost of nursery raising     0
5 Cost of manure & fertilizer     0
  a   FYM trollies 4 800 3200
  b   Labour for applying FYM 4 275 1100
  c   DAP bags 2 1900 3800
  d   Urea 2 750 1500
  e   SOP bags 1 2100 2100
  f   labour for applying Fertilizer 2 275 550
6 a   Bed making with ridger 1 650 650
  b   Sowing/transplanting 2 275 550
7 Cost of Irrigation     0
  a   Canal 8 10 80
  b   Tubewell 6 450 2700
  c   Cleaning of water courses M/D 2 275 550
  d   Labour of Charges for irrigation 6 275 1650
8 Earthing up & weeding 16 275 4400
9 Plant protection charges 8 400 3200
10 Harvesting     0
  a   Harvesting 100 275 27500
  b   Handling & transportation 33 1000 33000
  c   Cost of bags 120 80 9600
11 Baskets / Artisins     0
12 Land revenue & other taxes 1 100 100
13 Land rent of 6 months 0.5 20000 10000
  Total Expenditure     190705
14 Management Charges @ 15% of total Expen     28606
15 Interest on capital @ 16% of total Exp.     30513
16 Invisible Charges     350
17 Total Yield     10000
18 Total Value      
19 Total Cost of Production      250174
20 Cost of Production per Ton     10378
21 Cost of Production per Kg     11.4
22 Cost of Production per 40 Kg     423
23 Proposed Support price per 40 Kg