2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 3, PART D
Involvement of rural women in farm and non-farm activities
Author(s): Queen Chetia, Dr. Manju Dutta Das and Dr. Daisy Hazarika
An investigation was designed to know the involvement of rural women in selected farm and nonfarm activities. The study was conducted in eight villages of Jorhat subdivision and Titabor subdivision of Jorhat district of Assam. The total respondents included in the study were 120. Personal Interview method was used for data collection. Statistical techniques viz., frequency, percentage, mean, standard error, standard deviation and coefficient of correlation were used for analyzing the data. The findings revealed that cent percent of rural women always involved in farm activities such as transplanting, harvesting and winnowing followed by weeding(84.83%), care and maintenance of cattle (77.50%), cleaning of cattle shed (71.66%), cleaning of poultry shed (51.66%),care and maintenance of poultry (50.00%), marketing of farm produce (35.00%),storage of grain (19.16%) and 0.83 per cent nursery raising and non farm activities like sweet and snack preparation (94.16%), weaving (60.00%), pickle making (55.00%) and marketing of non farm produce (14.16%) respectively.
How to cite this article:
Queen Chetia, Dr. Manju Dutta Das and Dr. Daisy Hazarika. Involvement of rural women in farm and non-farm activities. International Journal of Home Science. 2018; 4(3): 220-222.