International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


A Study of Agricultural Activities Performed by Rural Women and Problems Faced by them in Jammu District of J&K State
      Hemla Aggarwal, Subita Sharma , Rajni Sharma
Abstract: Rural women in J&K are extensively involved in different type of agricultural activities. About 20 to 70% of the rural women are involved in agricultural production and post harvest activities, The agricultural activities in which the women play a very leading role in the state are, transplantation, weeding, threshing, reaping, looking after the farm cattle and other live stock (poultry, goat rearing, sheep rearing etc) collecting fodder, watering fruit plants, preparing and transporting manure and other inputs to the field. They also help in constructing and repairing of irrigation channels and storage facilities. A sample of 150 farm women belonging to 5 different villages of Jammu District were selected by using random sampling technique with the objective of studying different activities performed and the problems being faced by them in doing these activities. For data collection interview schedule, field observation and case studies were framed. Data was analyzed both quantitatively and qualitatively.

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Hemla Aggarwal, Subita Sharma , Rajni Sharma (2018); A Study of Agricultural Activities Performed by Rural Women and Problems Faced by them in Jammu District of J&K State ; Int J Sci Res Publ 3(1) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-1301.php?rp=P13617
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