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Vol. 10, Special Issue 10 (2021)

To study the existing levels of self management skills among farm women during covid-19 in Telangana state

Author(s):
Palvai Sandhya, Dr. P Sreedevi Devi, Dr. M Sarada Devi and Dr. R Geetha Reddy
Abstract:
In India, 85% of rural women are engaged in agriculture sector. The women in rural and agricultural livelihoods have been impacted more during covid-19. They have negative downstream effects on their livelihoods. Since Covid-19 causes several psychological problems like distress, irritability, tensions and anxieties that intern effect their work production, parenting and quality of life (WHO, 2020) [9]. Hence it is imperative to examine the status of Self management skills among farm women during covid-19. A sample of 60 farm women from four villages of Nalgonda district in Telangana state were selected by using purposive sampling method. Self developed interview schedule was used to assess the status of self-management skills among farm women. The components of Self management skills such as self-awareness, self-care, self-monitoring, self-motivation, self-control, self-confidence, positive thinking, problem solving, time management and stress management were included under the study. It was found that in all the ten components about sixty per cent of the farm women were low followed by medium. Very few farm women were good in all the components of self-management skills during covid -19. The results of the study also revealed that majority (65%) of the farm women were found to be low among overall Self management skills followed by medium (32%) and only meager per cent (3%) of farm women were found to be high. Hence, it can be suggested that Self -Management intervention programs are essential for farm women in order to lead healthy life and to enhance their physical and psychological wellbeing during pandemic.
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How to cite this article:
Palvai Sandhya, Dr. P Sreedevi Devi, Dr. M Sarada Devi and Dr. R Geetha Reddy. To study the existing levels of self management skills among farm women during covid-19 in Telangana state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(10S): 1417-1421.

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