Vocational Trainings for Economic and Psychological Empowerment of Farm Women: A study of Nainital District


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Authors

  • Neha Singh Ph.D. Scholar, Dairy Extension Division, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal
  • Neelam Bhardwaj GBPUA&T Pantnagar
  • S K Kashyap GBPUA&T Pantnagar
  • Amardeep Chauhan GBPUA&T Pantnagar

Keywords:

Empowerment, Training, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Women

Abstract

Various organization and institutes have taken the responsibility to train rural women in different sectors. Krishi Vigyan Kendras are working at grassroot level to empower the women in agriculture and allied fields by imparting training in different subject matter areas. KVK, Jeolikote had played significant role in improving the conditions of hill women and the study conducted in Nainital district falls in its jurisdiction. Data from 90 selected respondents shows significant difference between beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries in the level of economic & psychological empowerment. Three forth of the beneficiaries had high level of empowerment whereas only 15.55 per cent of non-beneficiaries were having high level of empowerment. Majority of beneficiaries had high expenditure level followed by high level of control over the economic resources. Most of the respondents had high level of critical consciousness among beneficiaries group. Whereas majority of beneficiaries had high level of role perception followed by none of the beneficiaries were found to have low level of role perception.

Author Biographies

  • Neha Singh, Ph.D. Scholar, Dairy Extension Division, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal
    Ph.D. Scholar, Dairy Extension Division, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal
  • Neelam Bhardwaj, GBPUA&T Pantnagar
    GBPUA&T Pantnagar
  • S K Kashyap, GBPUA&T Pantnagar
    Dean, Agriculture, GBPUA&T Pantnagar
  • Amardeep Chauhan, GBPUA&T Pantnagar
    GBPUA&T Pantnagar

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Submitted

06.11.2020

Published

07.11.2020

How to Cite

Vocational Trainings for Economic and Psychological Empowerment of Farm Women: A study of Nainital District. (2020). Indian Journal of Extension Education, 56(3), 27-31. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IJEE/article/view/106961

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