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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

An analytical study on constraints faced by tribal women in business based livelihood activities

Author(s):
Asha Dagar, Rajshree Upadhyay, Dhriti Solanki and Bhupendra Upadhyay
Abstract:
Livelihood is defined as a set of activities, involving securing water, food, medicine, shelter, clothing and the capacity to acquire above necessities working either individually or as a group by using endowments for meeting the requirements of the self and his/her household on a sustainable basis with dignity. In tribal area women are involved in all aspects of agriculture and allied enterprise. Many also work as laborers in industries, households and construction, contributing to their family income. However, tribal women face many problems and challenges in getting a sustainable livelihood and a decent life. The objective of the present study is to find out the constraint faced by tribal women in business based livelihood. The study was conducted in three districts of Rajasthan state which were selected purposively having high concentration of tribal population. The findings revealed that major constraints faced by the tribal women were lack of education, motivation, negative attitude towards technology, lack of transportation facilities, distance of market for selling product, poor storage facility, difficult loan procedures and high rates of interest on loans.
Pages: 1813-1816  |  328 Views  108 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Asha Dagar, Rajshree Upadhyay, Dhriti Solanki and Bhupendra Upadhyay. An analytical study on constraints faced by tribal women in business based livelihood activities. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 1813-1816.

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