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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)

Involvement of rural women in livestock management and decision making activities in Varanasi district (U.P.)

Author(s):

Jyoti Vishwakarma and NR Meena

Abstract:
Rural women play a consequential role in agriculture and allied sectors. Women not only serve as a backbone in household chores but also show their significance in agricultural and livestock management activities. However, the involvement of women in decision making is inadequate and lagging behind. This study assessed the participation of women in livestock activities and decision making process. 120 women who were residents of rural area of Varanasi district were selected using random sampling technique. Collection of Data was done with the help of a structured schedule. Data was analyzed using mean, percentage and Garrett ranking technique. Results indicated participation was highest in making milk products and least in marketing and vaccination in livestock activities. Majority of the decision taken were joint decisions and independent decisions were limited.

Pages: 126-128  |  936 Views  243 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Jyoti Vishwakarma and NR Meena. Involvement of rural women in livestock management and decision making activities in Varanasi district (U.P.). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):126-128.

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