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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 2 (2019)

Socio economically empowerment of rural women through KVK activities by cereal processing in rural Ballia

Author(s):

Dr. PL Shrivastava and Rajiv Kumar Singh

Abstract:
It is the main work of the KVK is to improve the family income through the employment generation of rural people and providing for flexibility of design at grass root level to suit the local needs and resources. Women who represent half of the population have been the back bone of rural economy. Empowerment of women in the economic and social sphere constitutes one of the fundamental efforts in the country. It is well known that status of women is not well in the country. Most of them spend their time for family. So the present research, based on survey, was taken with the objective to find out the impact of KVK in the technological empowerment of these women with respect to income generating activities in the field of cereal processing and value addition. The study was conducted in the different villages of Ballia district in the month of January to March 2018.The sample size constituted of 100 beneficiaries women and same number of control group. Interview schedule was used for data collection. The topic were the processing 0f cereal, and value addition. The study revealed that among beneficiaries maximum percentage of retention of knowledge has been observed in the preparation of poha from rice flakes (95%), Daliya preparation (80%), par boiled rice preparation) (78%), wheat flakes preparation, (71%), preparation of papad from rice gruel (60%), namkin from rice flour (50%), Idli preparation (45%), malpua preparation (40%) and sweets preparation (20%). In control group knowledge of the woman was highest in preparation of papad from rice gruel (50%) namkin from rice flour (35%), preparation of malpua (30%), and in daliya prepation (5%), In the other subject it was nil. The knowledge gained and retained by the woman was based on their awareness, interest, and felt need. Women education, technical training, adequate extension facilities can create a positive impact leading to a better tomorrow.

Pages: 947-948  |  1624 Views  229 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Dr. PL Shrivastava and Rajiv Kumar Singh. Socio economically empowerment of rural women through KVK activities by cereal processing in rural Ballia. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2S):947-948.

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