Subsistence Farming


This types of farming is practised primarily to fulfill self requirements of the people of the area.

The main objective of this farming is to provide subsistence to the largest number of people of a given area.

Size of holdings is small, use of manual labour and simple farm implements are common features of this type of farming.

Subsistence agriculture is practised in parts of Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and the hilly areas of the country.