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Year: 2017, Issue: June
Technological empowerment of farm women in terms of gain in knowledge of selected animal husbandry technologies related to drudgery reduction.
Neha Tiwari and Rajshree Upadhyay
Farm women, Animal husbandry, Drudgery reduction.
The present study was conducted in Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh. The purpose of the study was to assess the technological empowerment of farm women in terms of gain in knowledge in selected drudgery reducing technologies related to animal husbandry. The 100 farm women were randomly selected for technological empowerment through training from two purposively selected Panchayat Samities. Personal interview technique was used for collecting data. The findings of the study reveal that the initially very few respondents (1.36-6.3%) knew about rake, shovel and moving stool. After exposure of training good gain in knowledge of the respondents were observed in different aspects of the selected drudgery reducing technologies related to animal husbandry with overall mean percent scores of 79.5-81.7. After intervention the respondents further gained knowledge about all the selected animal husbandry technologies with overall MPS 90.3-90.7.
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