Table 1: Components of cost and returns for brahmi cultivation/ha/year

Sr. No.

Particular

Unit

Value (Rs.)

1.

Human labour (man days)
Family labour
Hired labour

 

39
94

 

4680
11280

2.

Planting material cost (60000 cuttings from 22500 plants @Rs.1/plant)

60,000

22500

3.

Manures

15

4500

4.

Irrigation

30

13500

5.

Weeding (manual)

04

4800

6.

Harvesting, drying etc.

03

18040

7.

Miscellaneous

-

2640

8.

Depreciation

 

2480

9.

Interest on working capital

-

3766

10.

Rental value of own land

-

20000

11.

Interest on fixed capital

-

5200

12.

Managerial cost

 

11338.60

13.

Cost-A

 

83506

14.

Cost-B

 

108706

15.

Cost C1

 

113386

16.

Cost C2

 

124724.60

17

Dry herbage (q/ha)

149.50

373750