As per the present data available in different researches, the per capita available land in the context of existing population comes to about 0.30 hectare. The pressure exerted by over increasing occupancy on the land by increasing strength of population has been further reducing the per capita land. As a matter of fact, it is found insufficient for maintaining minimum standard of living.
Due to small and marginal land holdings and fluctuated nature of rainfall , farmers are unable to get income round the year. In this direction , cultivation of Oyster mushroom as subsidiary agri-based enterprise is the best solution for getting income Mushroom cultivation is highly remunerative enterprise with quick return in a short span of time.