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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(10): 2573-2584
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.710.299


Farm and Home Technologies for Women Livelihood Promotion – A Case of KVK, Rudrur, Nizamabad, Telangana State
M. Bhavya Manjari1, C. Padma Veni2 and Venkata Rajkumar3
1Department of Home Science, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Rudrur, Telangana, India
2Department of Agricultural Extension, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Rudrur, Telangana, India
3Department of Horticulture, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Rudrur, Telangana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Women at Farm and Home contribute to economic growth in developing countries and clearly represent an untapped potential. When women adopt gender sensitive practices they can empower themselves, voice and represent decision making, provide business network, enhance access to market services and facilitate economics of scale. In this connection Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Rudrur conducted On Farm Trials on Farm and Home technologies for women in adopted villages to assess and refine for further demonstration. For wider dissemination of these technologies and for the promotion of livelihood opportunity for the women, the present study was undertaken with the objectives 1. To Document consolidate feedback of beneficiaries on the results of On Farm Trials (OFT) on Farm and Home technologies as Success Stories for wider dissemination and 2. To propose a strategy for market promotion of Farm and Home technologies as Sustainable women livelihoods. Qualitative feedback was explored and consolidated from the year of inception of the OFT through Focus Group Discussions, frequent Monitoring Visits and Observations. The beneficiaries include 70 Farm and Home women from 9 KVK adopted villages and 40 adolescent girl students of Seed Technology Poly technique College, Rudrur thus totaling to 110. The Farm and Home technologies were obtained from All India Coordinated Research Project, Home Science, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Rajendranagar. Extensive village visits with the help of success stories on Farm and Home technologies resulted in identification of interested and needy women and development of strategy for the promotion of women livelihoods by linking to ATMA, Nizamabad under Support to State Extension Programme in Extension Reforms for financial aid and Certified input dealers and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), Nizamabad for facilitating marketing opportunity.


Keywords: Farm and Home Technologies, Livelihood Promotion, Telangana State
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Bhavya Manjari, M., C. Padma Veni and Venkata Rajkumar. 2018. Farm and Home Technologies for Women Livelihood Promotion – A Case of KVK, Rudrur, Nizamabad, Telangana State.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(10): 2573-2584. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.710.299