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Vol. 11, Special Issue 7 (2022)

Social empowerment of women through dairy cooperatives in Jaipur Rajasthan

Author(s):
Virendra Singh and Sanjay Kumar Rewani
Abstract:
A study was carried out on 120 randomly selected women dairy cooperative society (WDCS) members in Jaipur district of Rajasthan to assess the social empowerment of women through dairy cooperatives. The data were collected by using structured interview schedule. Majority of the respondents were belonged middle age group (63.33%), illiterate (79.17%) and small size of families (44.17%). Most of the respondents (40.83%) were small land holding farmers and 70.84 per cent were having agriculture as occupation. Majority of the respondents had medium level of annual gross income (77.50%), experience in dairy farming (65.83%), extension contact (66.67%), mass media exposure (65.00%) and economic motivation (57.50%) and low level of social participation (40.83%). The study also revealed a leap of change in the social empowerment of the members after WDCS membership. There was significant change in economic independency, self-confidence level, control over income, freedom of mobility and social liberty. On the other hand there was non-significant change in decision making within family, group or community and personal security of the members after WDCS membership.
Pages: 1115-1119  |  298 Views  130 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Virendra Singh and Sanjay Kumar Rewani. Social empowerment of women through dairy cooperatives in Jaipur Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(7S): 1115-1119.

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