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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(1): 1343-1347
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.701.163


Study the Extent of Participation and Empowerment of Farm Women in lac Cultivation
R. Ranjan1, S. Shekhar1*, C.V. Singh2 and Satish Kumar3
1Krishi Vigyan Kendra (ICAR-NRRI), Jainagar, Koderma, Jharkhand- 825324, India
2Central upland Rice Research Station (ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack), India
3GVT- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Godda, Jharkhand, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The novel experiments was undertaken among 60 on-campus trainees and 60 off-campus trainees spread among three purposively selected villages under two blocks under the domain of KVK Jainagar, Koderma. The 20 on-campus trainees and 20 off campus trainees were selected randomly from each selected villages. For the purpose of this study, Two variables namely, extent of participation and impact of KVKs in empowering rural women has been operationalized as the degree to which farm women participant in various activities in lac cultivation. The respondents were interviewed personally by a well-structured interview schedule. The findings on the extent of participation are given under the overall participation and activity wise participation. The salient findings of the study are, majority (60.80%) of the respondent had medium level of overall participation, followed by high (26.60%) and low (12.50%) level of overall participation. Attending group meeting (2.44), operating commercial ventures (2.29) and attending village development work (2.04) are the major activities in lac cultivation, economic activities and social developmental activities, respectively. It was also found that majority of the respondents (75.00%) had increased their knowledge level after going through these training courses, (40.00%) of the respondents had improved their skill, (39.10%) of the respondents became fully independent. The study also revealed that farm women became socially, economically, psychologically empowered and had the power of taking decisions.


Keywords: Extent of Participation, Empowerment, Training, Lac cultivation, Farm women
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Ranjan, R., S. Shekhar, C.V. Singh and Satish Kumar. 2018. Study the Extent of Participation and Empowerment of Farm Women in lac Cultivation.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(1): 1343-1347. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.701.163