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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 3438-3446
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.426


Socio economic and Psychological Profile of Members of Self Help Groups in Ramanagara District of Karnataka
K. Asha, D. Nanjappa, M.B. Shanabhoga and Shivani Dechamma
Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru-65, Karnataka, India
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Abstract:

SHGs are novel and innovative organizational setup in India for the women upliftment and welfare. Women in India are given chance to join any one of the SHGs for training and development, so as to be prospective entrepreneur and skilled worker. The study was conducted in Ramanagara district of Karnataka. Channapatna and Magaditaluks were purposively selected based on highest and lowest number of women SHGs respectively. Hence, eight women groups were selected. In each of the SHG 15 members were there inclusive of president and secretary constituting a sample size of 120 for the study. The Ex-post-facto Research Design has been adopted in the present study. With regard to personal variables a majority (63.33 %) of members in women SHG belonged to middle age, nearly half of (41.70%) the members were illiterates, majority (89.20 %) of members were married, majority (58.30 %) of members belonged to small family and more than half (55.80%) of members belonged to nuclear family. With regard to socio-economic characteristics a majority (79.17%) of women SHG members belonged to low family annual income without SHG income. More than one third (39.18%) of the respondents belonged to medium level of extension participation, about one third (39.67%) of the respondents belonged to low level of mass media exposure. With respect to the purpose of visit to the nearest town ‘related to SHG activities’ ranked first. With regard to psychological characteristics little more than one third (35.87%) of the women SHG members belonged to medium level of risk willingness whereas 41.67 per cent of members belonged to medium level of achievement motivation, further, 47.50 per cent of members belonged to medium level of management orientation and 40.83 per cent of members belonged to medium level of deferred gratification.


Keywords: Self-help group, Women members, Socio- economic profile
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Asha, K., D. Nanjappa, M.B. Shanabhoga and Shivani Dechamma. 2018. Socio economic and Psychological Profile of Members of Self Help Groups in Ramanagara District of Karnataka.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 3438-3446. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.426