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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): 693-700

Impact Assessment of Stitching Trainings for Empowerment of Rural Women
Vivek Singh1, Joginder Tomer1 and Nisha Arya2*
1Directorate of Extension Education,
2Department of Textile and Apparel Designing
CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, Haryana, India
*Corresponding author

Vocational trainings for upgrading the creative skills and improving the standard of living of rural women and their families, are gaining impulse in the country. The present study was conducted to assess the impact of five days training of stitching and tailoring on knowledge acquisition of rural women belonging to SC/ST community. Majority of rural women were married belonged to the age group of 26-35 yrs of age (50.00%) and joint family (54.00%), were educated up to matriculation level (29.00%). Half of respondents were unemployed and their family occupation was private service, had a family income up to Rs. 10,000 (62.00%). More than half of the respondents (59.00%) were informed about training by staff and faculty of KVK, Sonipat. Majority of the respondents were motivated to attend the training to upgrade their stitching skills, ranked Ist with WMS 3.00 , to increase family income by acquiring creative skills, ranked IInd with WMS 2.80 and to start own enterprise, ranked IIIrd with WMS 2.60. Respondents acquired high skills regarding care & repair of sewing machine, cutting and stitching of lower garments and children garments, finishing of garments and also the use of various types of trimmings for designing of stitched garments. It was found statistically significant at 1% level of significance. Majority of respondents (72%) felt that duration of training should be 15 days to one month so that they could get more time to get skills in stitching of garments and designing techniques. For determining the success of training, there is an emergent need for follow-up action after imparting training to sustain learnt behavior of trainees.

Keywords: Finishing of garments, Training, Stitching, Knowledge acquired, Women empowerment

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Vivek Singh, Joginder Tomer and Nisha Arya. 2020. Impact Assessment of Stitching Trainings for Empowerment of Rural Women.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 693-700. doi:
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