Non-availability of “family labor”
Outlook toward farm mechanization
Money in pocket/savings to make investment
Bank loan available (along with SUBSIDY) esp. with solar pumpset, etc.
False Demonstration Effect (even 2 acres farm owner will buy a tractor)
Genuine Demonstration effect (to raise economic efficiency)
Availability of complementary resource(s): why should he buy solar pump set if ground water is not available or is at 300 feet!
Dryland/rainfed zone farmer is less inclined to buying machinery
Adequate availability of machinery on hire basis dissuades buying