Role of Indira Gandhi agricultural university for the empowerment of rural women through Mushroom training
Kriti Kharsan and Dr. MK Chaturvedi
The study was conducted in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh state. All India Coordinated Research Project on Mushroom (AICRP) organizes different training programme for rural women at Directorate of Extension and Mushroom production centre, Indira Gandhi Agricultural University (IGAU), Raipur. Women of Raipur district have revolutionized mushroom production in villages. The story began with the training programme for rural women of Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Raipur. The training was given on spawn (seed) preparation, casing preparation, compost preparation, chemical treatment, bed preparation, pest and disease control and complete mushroom production. It is the only possible way to empower rural women by capacity building and skill development. The findings revealed that majority of the respondents developed their skill, got economic freedom, enhanced their leadership qualities and competency to work independently. Thus mushroom training given by IGAU plays a positive role for empowerment of rural women who have undergone through trainings and adopted the recommendations of the given practices.
How to cite this article:
Kriti Kharsan and Dr. MK Chaturvedi. Role of Indira Gandhi agricultural university for the empowerment of rural women through Mushroom training. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(9S): 280-282.