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Directorate of Agriculture (Economics & Marketing) Punjab, Lahore
Average Farmers Cost of Producti
 
Average Farmers Cost of Production Estimate of Irri(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     550.00     600.00
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     300.00     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 5.00 450.00 2250.00 5.00 550.00 2750.00
  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)     12487.52     14284.72
10 Mark up on investment @ 9.0 % per annum for 6 months Excluding water rates 12391.8   557.63 14189.00   638.51
11 Harvesting,threshing             
  11.1 Kind (Kgs) @ 5Kgs/40Kgs 185.95 13.80 2566.11 185.95 20.00 3719.00
  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     19829.78     23170.75
16 Value of straw - - - - - -
17 Net Cost of Cultivation (Including Land Rent)     19829.78     23170.75
18 Yield per acre (Kgs)     1487.60     1487.60
19 Cost of production at fram (Rs/40 Kgs)     533.20     623.04
20 Marketing charges     18.00     22.00
21 COST PER 40 Kgs AT MILL GATE/MANDI GATE     551.20     645.04
22 INVESTMENT INCENTIVE @ 25%     137.80     161.26
23 SUPPORT PRICE RECOMMENDED     689.00     806.3