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Average Farmers Cost of Producti
 
Average Farmers Cost of Production Estimate of Sugarcane
 
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 PREPARATORY TILLAGE            
  1.1 Deep ploughing 1.00 900.00 900.00 1.00 850.00 850.00
  1.2 Ploughing (Cultivator) 4 400 1600 4 378 1512
  1.3 Leveling 1 450.00 450.00 1.00 425.00 425.00
2 SEED BED PREPARATION            
  2.1 Ploughing (Cultivator) 2.00 400.00 800.00 2.00 378.00 756.00
  2.2 Planking 2.00 200.00 400.00 2.00 189.00 378.00
3 Seed and Sowing Operations            
  Seed (Kg) 75% of 3200 Kg 2400.00 2.00 4800.00 2400.00 2.50 6000.00
  3.5 Sowing of sets (m.day) 8.00 220.00 1760.00 8.00 220.00 1760.00
  3.3 Ridging 1.00 400.00 400.00 1.00 378.00 378.00
  3.4 Bund Making 0.5 220.00 110.00 0.5 220.00 110.00
4 Interculture / Hoeing            
  4.1 One Application of Herbicides with Tractor (Acer) 1.00 1100.00 1100.00 1.00 975.00 975.00
  4.2 One Interculture and earthing up 1.00 500.00 500.00 1.00 500.00 500.00
5 Irrigation            
  5.1 Cleaning of water courses (M. day) 2 220.00 440.00 2 220.00 440.00
  5.2 Labour Charges (Canal Irrigation) (M. day) 3.5 220.00 770 3.5 220.00 770.00
  5.3 Water Charges (Canal Water)     135.00     135.00
  5.4 Additional Irrigation Charges 5.00 600.00 3000.00 5.00 566.00 2830.00
  5.5 Labour Charges (additional Irrigation) (M.day) 1.00 220.00 220.00 1.00 220.00 220.00
6 FERTILIZER            
  6.1 Urea 2 650.00 1300.00 2 670.00 1340.00
  6.2 DAP 1.5 3150.00 4725.00 1.50 3150.00 4725.00
  6.3 Potash 0.5 2200 1100 0.5 2200 1100
  6.4 Transportation 3.50 13.00 45.50 4.00 13.00 52.00
  6.5 Fertilizer Application (M. day) 0.50 220.00 110.00 0.50 220.00 110.00
  6.6 F.Y.M (Trolly) 1.00 600.00 600.00 1.00 600.00 600.00
  6.7 Transportation & Spreading (F.Y.M)     300.00     300.00
7 Plant Protection             
  7.1    2 Treatment (Granules +Labour)     1000.00     1050.00
TOTAL (1 TO 7)     26565.50     27316.00
8 MARKUP ON INVESTMENT @ 9% FOR 12 MONTHS ON ITEMS (1-7) EXCLUDING WATER RATES (5.3) 26430.00   2378.75 27181.00   2446.29
9 Harvesting / Stripping & Loading             
  9.1 Harvesting of Tops (40 Kg Md) 6.5 550 3575.00 6.00 550.00 3300.00
  9.2 Loading of 22000 Kgs 1 550 550.00 1 550 550
10 Land Rent For 12 Months 1 8000 8000.00 1 9000 9000
11 Agricultural Income Tax      97.04     97.04
12 Management charges for 12 months of A Manager @ Rs. 6000/7000 PM FOR 100 Acres  1 840 840 1 840 840
13 Gross Cost (Item 1 to 12)     42006.29     43549.33
  Including Land Rent             
14 Yield Per Acre (Kgs)     22000.00     22000
15 Cost Per 40 Kgs at Farm Level     76.38     79.18
16 Marketing Expenses (Transport + Cess Fund)     8.00     8
17 Cost Per 40 Kgsat Mill Rate     84.38     87.18
18 Investment Incentive @ 25%     21.10     21.8
19 Support Price Recommended     105.48     108.98