UN declaration on sustainable goals on 2015, 17 by count, to be achieved by 2030, certainly focuses on ensuring well-being of people, especially of rural populace reeling under faster marginalization process. That is why and how the issues of ensuring happiness has earned that much of importance. The happiness for deprived class is attainable by ensuring a dedicated income, health and hygiene, minimal level of learning and social security. Happiness is the most adored goal for everyone on this planet and unquestionably every farmer in India. Farmers are wrongly portrayed as a human machine for producing food against some wages or income. Both wages and income are so uncertain for a small and marginal farmer, a happy return remains illusory and a faraway dream per se.
The main problem of Indian farming is that they are under increasing stress for every consecutive month or year they have to survive with a market which is uncertain and income which fragile and wage which goes undulating. Globally on happiness-index India's position is just close to the lowest one. In this book, the conceptual heterodoxy of happiness has been well examined. Both the physical and mental well-being of the farmers are extremely important for augmenting and sustaining our food security and economic growth.
The book creation has been extremely fascinating and voyaging to explore the cause and consequences of unhappiness of farmers, the most neglected humanity, who are supposed to save us from hunger and famine. Huge no of farmers' respondents, perhaps for the first time in agricultural extension in India, to examine how happy they are! The book has got a splendid combination of mind-mathematics-motivation as reflected through a plethora of hard evidences.
1. Introduction, 2. Literature and Citations, 3. Theory and Concept, 4. Social Ecology, 5. Research Methodology, 6. The Case Study, 7. Summary and Conclusion, 8. Future Scope, 9. Future scope of the Research