Follow
International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS)
IJCMAS is now DOI (CrossRef) registered Research Journal. The DOIs are assigned to all published IJCMAS Articles.
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2017 - IJCMAS--ICV 2017: 100.00 For more details click here
National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) : NAAS Score: *5.38 (2019) [Effective from January 1, 2019]For more details click here

Login as a Reviewer

Indexed in



National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)
NAAS Score: *5.38 (2019)
[Effective from January 1, 2019]
For more details click here

ICV 2017: 100.00
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2017 - IJCMAS--ICV 2017: 100.00
For more details click here

See Guidelines to Authors
Current Issues

Original Research Articles

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
Publisher : Excellent Publishers
Email : editorijcmas@gmail.com / submit@ijcmas.com
Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2017: 100.00
NAAS RATING 2018: 5.38

Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(11): 3988-3991
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.611.467


Socio Economic Characteristics of Self Help Group Tribal Women in Nilgiris District, India
T.N. Sujeetha1*, M. Anamica1 and M. Balarubini2
1Department of AE&RS, TNAU, Tamil Nadu, India
2CARDS, TNAU, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A study was taken up among the tribal women in the Nilgiris district mainly to assess the determinants of tribal women SHG members for joining SHGs. Kotagiri and Gudalur blocks were selected based on the presence of NGOs specifically working for the tribes. Totally twelve SHGs have been randomly selected for the study. This comprises four each from Todas, Kattunayakas and Paniyas. A sample of 10 members from each SHGs have been randomly selected. Thus the total sample size is 120. The study reveals that 38.33 per cent of the tribal women have low level credit orientation. Majority (75.83%) of the tribal women are found consulting with spouse and elders for making decisions at all levels followed by consulting with their family members. Majority (40.83%) of the tribal women have low level of socio-cultural linkage. Majority (40.83%) of the tribal women, exhibited a low level of intra-tribal communication. Majority (40.83%) of the tribal women possessed low leadership abilities. More than half (54.16%) of the tribal women were found to have a low level of entrepreneurial self-efficacy, 65.00 per cent of the tribal women in the total sample were found to have low pre-entrepreneurial exposure. Majority (85.00%) of the tribal women are well aware of the Integrated Tribal Development Programmes.


Keywords: Tribal women, Socio economic characteristics, Self help groups.
Download this article as Download

How to cite this article:

Sujeetha, T.N., M. Anamica and Balarubini, M. 2017. Socio Economic Characteristics of Self Help Group Tribal Women in Nilgiris District, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(11): 3988-3991. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.611.467