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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Determinants of farm women about participation in agricultural activities decision making process

Author(s):
Gohade GR, Deshmukh ND, Kadam RP, Hiwarale AS and Vaidya NG
Abstract:
The study was conducted in two talukas namely, Arni and Digras of Yavatmal district of Vidarbha region in Maharashtra state during the year 2021-22 with sample of 120 farm women as respondents those engaged in agricultural activities. Findings of study stated that majority of the farm women belonged to middle age group (59.17%), having education up to 8th to 10th standard (30.83%), medium family size (68.33%) and nuclear families (60.00%). Most of the farm women were having small land holding (37.50%), medium annual income i.e Rs. 66,000 to Rs. 3,35,000 (68.33%). medium cosmopoliteness (50.83%), medium extension contact (49.17%) and medium social participation (60.00%). In case of psychological characteristics, most of farm women exhibit medium scientific orientation (59.17%), medium risk orientation (69.17%) and medium economic motivation (64.17%). It was observed that, independent variables like education, land holding, annual income, social participation, extension contact, cosmopoliteness, scientific orientation, risk orientation and economic motivation had positive and highly significant correlation with extent of participation in decision making pattern.
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How to cite this article:
Gohade GR, Deshmukh ND, Kadam RP, Hiwarale AS, Vaidya NG. Determinants of farm women about participation in agricultural activities decision making process. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):2905-2909.

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