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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(8): 2517-2521
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.288


Study on Income Generation Activities of Self Help Group and Motivational Level of Women Self Help Group Members in Nagaland, India
Nchumthung Murry*, R. Nakhro and Sanjoy Das
Department of Agricultural Economics, Nagaland University, SASRD, Medziphema-797 106 Nagaland India, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Inclusion of women in any governmental and institutional developmental agenda has gaining overall significance with an aim to empower women in various spheres of social, economic, political life. Self help group approach is instrumental in reaching out with the group of women together to work as group in achieving common goal. The present study was conducted in four districts of Nagaland viz., Wokha, Mon, Phek and Dimapur. A total of 120 SHG and 360 respondents by adopting multistage random sampling technique. The study revealed that women SHG undertake diversified Income Generation Activities out of which, the dominant enterprise for income generation adopted by the SHG where, crop production, followed by animal husbandry, value addition of food produce which was adopted by 27.50, 17.50 and 15.83 per cent of the sampled SHG. Moreover motivational level gained as a result of women SHG participation revealed that, out of 7 social and economic variables, participation in SHG increase household income obtain the highest total score of 1322 and was ranked first, followed by participation in SHG creates employment opportunities and participation in SHG helps in overcoming household indebtness, was ranked second and third with a total score of 1311and 1283 respectively.


Keywords: Income generation activities, Motivation, Women, Self help group, Nagaland
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Nchumthung Murry, R. Nakhro and Sanjoy Das. 2020. Study on Income Generation Activities of Self Help Group and Motivational level of Women Self Help Group Members in Nagaland, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(8): 2517-2521. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.288