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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Ensuring household nutritional security and diversity through nutri-garden in Hamirpur district of Bundelkhand region (U.P.)

Author(s):
Phool Kumari, Mustafa, Anant Kumar, SPS Somvanshi and Ashok Kumar Kushwaha
Abstract:
The vast majority of hungry and malnourished people live in our countries under sub-standard living conditions. Kitchen garden is a realistic solution as in rural area to solve the nutritional insecurity. Thus the study were planned keeping in view to Improved food security, Increased availability of food and better nutrition through food diversity and enhanced rural employment through additional or off-season production in rural areas of Hamirpur district. To fulfil the objectives of the present study the purposive experimental study was planned. The study was conducted under Natural Resource Management Interventions (NICRA) Project in 02 villages Manki Khurd and Pachkhura Khurd of Hamirpur District. Twenty Five farm families were selected from each village. Thus 120 farm families were selected for the study having area near the house of 150 m2. It was found that Unused land near the house (37.50%) followed by in cultivated area near the house (30.00%), only 13.33 percent Farm family’s available court yard for Nutri-garden in Hamirpur district. It was Found that cent percent farm women has no knowledge about seed rate and seed treatment, majority of the respondents were having no knowledge about variety of seeds and manure and fertilizer (96.67) followed by IPM (94.17), Sixty five per cent farm women have no knowledge about daily requirement of vegetables in daily routine diet. It was also found that from 150 m2 area of kitchen garden fulfilled more than requirement of vegetable in daily routine diet for Family (Up to 6 Members) in Rabi season (82.71%) followed by 82.71per cent in Kharif season and 66.08 per cent in Zaid season. The availability of green leafy vegetables was found more i.e (59.36 gm. /person/ day) and others vegetables was found less (154.68 gm./person/ day) as compare to recommended by ICMR 2012.The average net income saved by the farmer is Rs. 6037.98 in a year through the kitchen garden.
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How to cite this article:
Phool Kumari, Mustafa, Anant Kumar, SPS Somvanshi and Ashok Kumar Kushwaha. Ensuring household nutritional security and diversity through nutri-garden in Hamirpur district of Bundelkhand region (U.P.). The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 317-320.

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