Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 7, Special Issue 5 (2018)
Study of determinants regulating group performance of mushroom processing by women based SHGs in Garhwal
Rajnandini Kumari, Sudeep Pathak, Basanta Pandey, Amrita Singh and Sumira Malik
Women Self-help groups SHGs perform different function in development and empowerment of rural members through facilitation of motivation, skills, knowledge with expertise and training in sustainable agriculture. The factors determining the performance of rural women SHGs, engaged in mushroom cultivation and it’s processing for the improvement of their economic and social status were studied. The current studies reported that women of 28-35 years age groups with minimum high secondary school education showed efficient work performance. This eventually enhanced innovativeness, market perception and their product supply. The factors such as market perception, economic motivation, improving social status, innovativeness, cultivation and processing knowledge have supported the scoring in SHG group efficiency. The group performance was highly influenced by its member’s disciplinary attitude, cooperation and interaction tendency among them with motivation towards their goals. However, lack of transport facility and management in Garhwal area were hindering factors indicating their improvement and efficient training for the improvement of the rural women SHGs
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Rajnandini Kumari, Sudeep Pathak, Basanta Pandey, Amrita Singh and Sumira Malik. Study of determinants regulating group performance of mushroom processing by women based SHGs in Garhwal. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(5S):62-64.