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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:7, July, 2018

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.2018.7(7): 1838-1842

Extent of Women’s Participation in Silk Industry in Imphal West District of Manipur, India
Miranda*, M. Deepa Devi, Daya Ram and S. Kareini Kayina
Department of Extension Education, College Of Agriculture, Central Agricultural University, Imphal-795004, Manipur (India)
*Corresponding author

The present study was conducted during the year 2017-18 in Imphal West, Manipur. A total of 150 women respondents were selected through snowball sampling method. The selected respondents were interviewed personally using pre tested well-structured interview schedule. The data collected from the 150 women respondents revealed that majority of the respondents (58.00%) had medium participation in silk industry followed by low participation (31.33%) and high participation (20.67%). %). Correlation analysis between the extent of women’s participation in silk industry and the independent variables revealed that out of seven independent variables, education, land holding, social participation and training exposure were found to be positively significant at 0.05 level of probability, family size was found to be negatively significant at 0.05 level of probability and there was no significant relation between the extent of women’s participation in silk industry with age and decision making of the respondents.

Keywords: Silk industry, Active participation, Moderate participation, Passive participation.

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Miranda, W., M. Deepa Devi, Daya Ram and Kareini Kayina, S. 2018. Extent of Women’s Participation in Silk Industry in Imphal West District of Manipur, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 1838-1842. doi:
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