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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:3, March, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(3): 1409-1419

Assessment of Life Skills Effecting the Empower Status of Farm Women in Telangana State
Prashanthi1*, M. Sarada Devi1, P. Sreedevi1, R. Neela Rani2 and S. Suchiritha Devi3
1Department of Human Development and Family Studies,
 3Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Community Science, PG&RC, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2Department of Extension Education and Communication Management, AICRP-WIA, PG&RC Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad,Telangana, India
*Corresponding author

Rural women constitute 70 per cent of total female population of the country. The profile of rural woman is that of illiterate, ignorant, poor, superstitious, suppressed and oppressed because of limited skills. The rural woman needs to be trained, through life skills education. Education is a powerful tool for transformation of society. It can inculcate social, moral, and professional values in a person. It can also help in Life skills development. There are different types of life skills. WHO lend nine basic life skills i.e. self-awareness, empathy, effective communication, interpersonal relationship skills, creative thinking, critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, coping with stress and emotions For development of such life skills investigator prepared a life skills intervention program. A sample of 120 farm women was selected from rural areas of Telangana by using purposive sampling method. Life Skills Self Rating Scale (LSSRS) (WHO 1999), was used for assessing life skills of farm women. The result of the study revealed that overall life skills was found with low category (56%), average score (34%) and high score (10%). They need life skills Intervention program for effecting the empower status of farm women.

Keywords: Empowerment, life skills, Assessment, farm women, Education, Rural areas, Life skills intervention

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Prashanthi, B., M. Sarada Devi, P. Sreedevi, R. Neela Rani and Suchiritha Devi, S. 2021. Assessment of Life Skills Effecting the Empower Status of Farm Women in Telangana State.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(3): 1409-1419. doi:
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