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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Socio-economic status of women agripreneurs in coastal Odisha

Author(s):
Debasmita Nayak, Angelina Patro and Dr. Radhashyam Panigrahi
Abstract:
Women, today in rural society, have many roles in family, rural and social environment, and socio-economic development. The contribution of women farmers is important and the society can get benefit with their many productive activities, such as working on farm, and managing household and family. The present study was conducted in two districts of Odisha that are Balasore and Jagatsinghpur. Total 210 women agripreneurs were included in the study. The study revealed that majority of the respondents in that areas were middle aged group (56.19%) having high school level education (36.19%). Most of them (78.10%) were married. Most of the women watched television regularly i.e. 58.57%. and most of them(52.86%) had a regular contact with the progressive farmers. Majority of them (55.24%) had less than 1 ha land and medium annual income (49.53%) and 10-20 years of farming experience (44.76%).
Pages: 233-234  |  308 Views  45 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Debasmita Nayak, Angelina Patro and Dr. Radhashyam Panigrahi. Socio-economic status of women agripreneurs in coastal Odisha. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 233-234.

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