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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(7): 924-932
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.111


Profile Characteristics of Women Agripreneurs in Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh, India
C. Lakshmi Devi*, P.L.R.J. Praveen, T. Lakshmi and A.V. Nagavani
Department of Agricultural Extension, S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati-517502, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present investigation was done to study the profile characteristics of women agripreneurs in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. Ex-post facto research design was followed for the study and a sample of 120 respondents was drawn. The results of the study revealed that most of the respondents were middle aged (62.50%), educated up to high school (34.16%). Majority of the women agripreneurs belonged to medium categories with respect to  variables of entrepreneurial experience (72.50%), social participation (55.00%), risk orientation (70.00%),  innovativeness (59.17%), management orientation (60.83%), decision making ability (71.67%), medium annual family income (70.00%),  economic orientation (71.67%), credit orientation (44.16%), extension contact (59.17%), mass media exposure (57.50%), and training received (65.83%). The enterprises run by majority (26.67%) of the agripreneurs were processed millets and preparation of value added products with millets.


Keywords: Profile characteristics, Women agripreneurs, Marketing, Entrepreneurship
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Lakshmi Devi, C., P.L.R.J. Praveen, T. Lakshmi and Nagavani, A.V. 2019. Profile Characteristics of Women Agripreneurs in Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(7): 924-932. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.111