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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:10, October, 2017

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2018: 95.39
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(10): 3014-3022

Ergonomic Evaluation of Drudgery Load Faced by Farm Women in Wheat Harvesting
Barkha Sharma1, Shilpi Verma2 and Md. Mustafa1
1Programme Assistant (Home Science) and S.M.S (Horticulture), KVK, Ratlam, M.P., India
2S.M.S (Home Science), KVK, Neemuch, M.P., India
*Corresponding author

A study was conducted in Ratlam distict of Madhya Pradesh. Naveen, Vaibhav and Local sickle evaluated for harvesting wheat crop with 30 farm women. Harvesting is a main drudgery prone activity which is mostly done by farm women and to solve this problem Krishi Vigyan Kendra Ratlam, as per its mandate conducted front line demonstration on “Improved Sickle” in wheat Harvesting. A technically prepared serrated sickle and Vaibhav sickle was tested on farm women to improve work efficiency and to reduce the drudgery of women.

Keywords: Sickle, Drudgery, Ergonomics.

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Barkha Sharma, Shilpi Verma and Md. Mustafa. 2017. Ergonomic Evaluation of Drudgery Load Faced by Farm Women in Wheat Harvesting.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(10): 3014-3022. doi:
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