Toll Free Helpline (India): 1800 1234 070

Rest of World: +91-9810852116

Free Publication Certificate

Vol. 10, Special Issue 9 (2021)

Rural woman of Bikaner district and their knowledge level about selected rural development programmes

Author(s):
Rani A and Sareen N
Abstract:
Rural development stands for, a process to elevate the living standard and economic strength of a rural people. Rural development is the root of economic and social development for a country. Even today 65.00 per cent of the Indian population lives in rural India out of which 48.00 per cent are woman. Hence rural development programmes for rural woman is very much essential. There are several Rural Development Programmes launched by Central and State governments like – Bhamashah, PMAY, PMUY, MGNREGA, NRLM, SABLA, NRHM, JSY, etc. The success of any programme very much depends upon the knowledge level of that programme among the beneficiaries. Hence to understand the knowledge level of rural woman about selected Rural Development Programmes a study was conducted in Bikaner District of Rajasthan. The study was based on the responses of the respondent. Bikaner, Lunkarnsar, Nokha and Shri Dungargrah panchayat samities were selected for the study. 400 rural women beneficiaries were selected randomly for the purpose. And response of the beneficiaries was collected with the help of personnel interview to know the knowledge of rural woman about selected rural development programmes. Responses of the rural woman were studied by using frequency, percentage, Mean, Standard Deviation and Knowledge index as research tools. The finding of the data says that64.25 per cent of respondents had medium knowledge level of BHAMASHAH scheme, while 25.00 per cent and 10.75 per cent of respondents had low and high knowledge level of BHAMASHAH.Mean of the data was 3.13, while Standard Deviation was 1.39.Again 58.25 per cent of respondent had medium knowledge level, while 27.00 per cent and 14.75 per cent of respondent had low and high knowledge level about PMAY. The Mean of the data was 6.29, while Standard Deviation was 1.12. Again 87.75per cent of respondent had medium knowledge level of PMUY scheme, while 11.25 per cent and 7.00 per cent of respondent had low and high knowledge level of PMUY scheme. The Mean of the data was 3.13, while Standard Deviation was 1.39.
Pages: 772-775  |  301 Views  105 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rani A and Sareen N. Rural woman of Bikaner district and their knowledge level about selected rural development programmes. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(9S): 772-775.
Important Publications Links
The Pharma Innovation Journal

The Pharma Innovation Journal


Call for book chapter