Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2017)
Agri-preneurial avenues for women micro entrepreneurship development in Kashmir Valley
Author(s): Poonam Sharma and Monica Reshi
Abstract: Agriculture is the backbone for any country’s economic development. Rural women in Jammu And Kashmir State are extensively involved in different types of agricultural activities. Women play a significant role in the state are transplantation, weeding, threshing, collecting fodder, poultry goat rearing, sheep rearing and other livestock raising vegetables and kitchen gardening and post harvest activities. A sample of 100 women belonging to 4 different villages of Srinagar District were selected by using random sampling technique with the objective of entrepreneurial activities preferred by Kashmir farmwomen in various agri-allied areas for income generation skills. It was observed that farm women are interested in acquiring agri-preneurial skills in order to improve their economic status, standard of living and entrepreneurship development.
How to cite this article:
Poonam Sharma and Monica Reshi. Agri-preneurial avenues for women micro entrepreneurship development in Kashmir Valley. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2017; 6(6): 663-664.