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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:6, June, 2020

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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 500-503

Participation of Farm Women in Agricultural Operations in Srikakulam District of Andhra Pradesh, India
D. Chinnam Naidu, K. Bhagya Lakshmi* and G. S. Roy
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Amadalavalasa, Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh Achraya N.G Ranga Agricultural University, India
*Corresponding author

Women play a significant and crucial role not only in agriculture but also in agricultural allied activities. Over the years, there is a gradual realization of the key role of women in agriculture development and their vital contribution in the field of agriculture, food security, horticulture, livestock management, processing, nutrition, sericulture, fisheries, and other allied sectors. As cultivators, agricultural labourers, artisans and house wives they constitute sizable section of work force. Hence, an in-depth appraisal of role played by the women in agricultural operations need to be made by the extension agencies to plan extension activities for capacity building of the farm women and gender main streaming under extension reforms . By keeping this in view an attempt was made by KrishiVigyanKendra, Amadalavalasa to study the Participation of Farm Women in Agricultural Activities in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. The total sample size consists of 120 farm women selected from six mandals of Srikakulam district namely, Amadalavalasa, G sigadam, polaki, Kotturu, Narasannapeta and Hiramandalam for the study. The primary data were collected from the respondents through survey and personal interview method. There results of the study revealed that the higher percentage (67.50%) of the farm women were medium extent of participation in agricultural activities.

Keywords: Participation of farm women, Capacity building, gender main streaming, Extension reforms

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Chinnam Naidu. D., K. Bhagya Lakshmi and Roy. G. S. 2020. Participation of Farm Women in Agricultural Operations in Srikakulam District of Andhra Pradesh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 500-503. doi:
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