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Vol. 9, Issue 11 (2020)

Constraints faced by the tribal families in food consumption pattern and suggestions to overcome the constraints

Author(s):
SK Deshmukh and JR Kadam
Abstract:
This paper examines the profile of the tribal families from Palghar district. The study was conducted at the Palghar district. A sample of 120 tribal families were considered as respondents for present study. The respondents were interviewed with the help of specially designed schedule. The constraints like non availability of wild vegetables during summer season, lack of awareness programmes conducted to provide knowledge about food consumption pattern, lack of milk availability, scarcity of water in the villages in summer season, non-availability of ration card, lack of transport facilities to visit market for buying groceries, insufficient availability of food to overcome hunger of the family were reported by the tribal families and suggestions to overcome these constraints were provided by them. The extension workers should consider these facts while planning and executing programmes for development of the tribal families living in Palghar district.
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How to cite this article:
SK Deshmukh, JR Kadam. Constraints faced by the tribal families in food consumption pattern and suggestions to overcome the constraints. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(11):371-372.

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