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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(12): 124-127
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.019


Knowledge Level of Women Sarpanch in Gram Panchayats of Navsari District of South Gujarat, India
Payal Pateland R. M. Naik
Department of Extension Education, N. M. College of Agriculture, NAU, Navsari– 396450, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Women represent half of the population of the country and they have a lot of potential for the development, Even though they have been in negligible number in political sphere. But, presently women slowly moving towards the leadership scale and changing the face of village politics. As Gram Panchayat is the pillar of Panchayati RajInstitutions, the study was conducted with the knowledge level of women sarpanch in Gram Panchayats. Only 100 women sarpanch were selected by simple random sampling from all six Talukas of Navsari District. Interview schedule was used for data collection and the collected data were analyzed by using percentage, mean, standard deviation, rank and correlation coefficient (r). The study found that nearly two third of women sarpanch (61.00 per cent) had medium level of knowledge about fundamental functions of constitutional bodies. Half of the them (50.00 per cent) had moderate level of knowledge about sponsored programme under Panchayati Raj System.


Keywords: Women sarpanch, Gram Panchayat, Panchayati Raj Institutions
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Payal Patel and Naik, R. M. 2019. Knowledge Level of Women Sarpanch in Gram Panchayats of Navsari District of South Gujarat.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(12): 124-127. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.019