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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:6, June, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(6): 3311-3318

Impact of Training Programme and Establishment of Entrepreneurial Activities on Nutrition Knowledge, Awareness and Empowerment of Rural Women
A.M. Maruthesha*, B. Manjunath and G.B. Jagadeesh
Agricultural and Horticultural Research Station, Kathalagere - 577219 (Karnataka), India
*Corresponding author

The present study on entrepreneurship development among rural women was conducted in selected villages of Bangalore rural district in Karnataka state. The selected villages were Heggadehalli of Doddballapur taluk and Venkatahalli of Devanahalli taluk during the year 2013-14. The data was collected from the 200 rural women using semi structured interview schedule. The collected data was analysed using appropriate statistical tools. The results of the study revealed that, the consumption of cereals met highest (96%) adequacy followed by green leafy vegetables (81%) sugar and jaggery (80%) and least adequacy was observed in case of fruits (50.00%) before the intervention. But after the intervention, the adequacy of all the foods increased and it was 77 per cent in case of fruits. With respect to nutrient intake similar trend was observed for protein, energy, fat as well as iron, however 118 per cent adequacy was achieved for calcium after intervention. The impact of training programme organized revealed that, the SHG women strongly agreed that entrepreneurial activities helped to improve their knowledge after the training programme like general nutrition (84%), health and hygiene (78%), nutritional deficiency diseases (68%), benefits of anganawadi and mid day meals (58%).

Keywords: Impact, Entrepreneurship development, Training, and Value addition

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Maruthesha, A.M., B. Manjunath and Jagadeesh, G.B. 2018. Impact of Training Programme and Establishment of Entrepreneurial Activities on Nutrition Knowledge, Awareness and Empowerment of Rural Women.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(6): 3311-3318. doi:
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