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Vol. 12, Issue 3 (2023)

Awareness level of pastoralists of J&K regarding various dairy development programmes

Author(s):
Kavita Rani, Ata-Ul-Munim Tak and Mandeep Singh Azad
Abstract:
The study was carried out in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir, two districts Rajouri & Poonch from Jammu division were selected purposively because of being the districts of highest Gujjar population and two districts Anantnag & Baramulla from Kashmir division were selected purposively because of being the districts of highest Bakarwal population. 60 respondents (Gujjars) from migratory tracts of district Rajouri & Poonch from Jammu division were selected randomly and 60 respondents (Bakarwals) from migratory tract of districts Anantnag & Baramulla from Kashmir division were selected randomly comprising a total of 120 respondents. Pastoralists those who were rearing at least 10 milch animals were selected for the study. Data were collected with the help of a pretested structured interview schedule, tabulated and awareness index was calculated. 56.67 percent of the respondents were aware about the Mobile Veterinary Clinic for Gujjars & Bakarwals Scheme, 48.33 percent were aware of Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) of NABARD, 30.83 percent were aware about Tribal Sub plan for Scheduled Tribes (Centrally Sponsored Scheme), 26.67 percent of the respondents were aware of the Private Paravet Scheme (Bare-foot Paravet Scheme), 81.67 percent were aware about the Intensive Cattle Development scheme (ICDS), 25.83 percent of the respondents were aware about the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY) and 12.50 percent were aware of the Integrated Development of Small Ruminants and Rabbits (IDSRR). When awareness index was calculated the respondents had maximum awareness about the Intensive Cattle Development Scheme (ICDS) followed by Mobile Veterinary Clinic for Gujjars & Bakarwals Scheme, Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) of NABARD, Tribal Sub plan for Scheduled Tribes (Centrally Sponsored Scheme), Private Paravet Scheme (Bare-foot Paravet Scheme), Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY) and Integrated Development of Small Ruminants and Rabbits (IDSRR). education, social participation, Herd size, milk production, annual income were positively and significantly correlated with awareness about different dairy development programme at 1% level of significance and age was negatively and significantly correlated with awareness level at 1% level of significance.
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How to cite this article:
Kavita Rani, Ata-Ul-Munim Tak, Mandeep Singh Azad. Awareness level of pastoralists of J&K regarding various dairy development programmes. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(3):3876-3879.

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