Understanding pattern of socio-economics of SHG members engaged in horticulture enterprises in Sonepur district of Odisha
Mita Meher, Satarupa Modak, Subhrajyoti Panda and Sushree Purabi Panigrahi
The concept of Self-help group moves around to support resource poor farmers especially farm women indulging them in income generation activity. SHG is typically grouped with having common objectives, tasks, group identities and neighborhood. One of the common employment generation activity adopted by most of the SHGs are based on horticultural enterprises. To understand the social and economic characteristics of such SHGs, this study was taken up in the Sonepur district of Odisha. A sample of 120 SHG group members of the selected district were randomly selected for this study. Then collected data set has been analysis further to reveal level of selected socio-economic characters and it can be concluded that majority of SHG members practicing horticulture enterprises were from middle aged category, belonged to O.B.C. (other backward class), attended high school level of education, belongs from farming community, married and joint type of family consist of 5-7 family members. Again, majority of them were only member of SHG as their social participation, only upto 1 acre of land holding, katcha type of housing facility, had regular contact with horticulture extension officer.
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Mita Meher, Satarupa Modak, Subhrajyoti Panda and Sushree Purabi Panigrahi. Understanding pattern of socio-economics of SHG members engaged in horticulture enterprises in Sonepur district of Odisha. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(7S): 84-88.