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International Journal of Home Science

2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 3, PART A

Impact of skill development training among rural women for entrepreneurship development

Author(s): Dr. Sudha Babel and Surbhi Sharma
The concept of women entrepreneur is becoming a global phenomena today. The rural women entrepreneur may be either an individual or a group and can be viewed from various angles such as economical, social and culture. “The international center for research on women” estimates that 36 percent of third world’s small entrepreneur are women. Entrepreneurship is suitable for women and it is possible to do work, when she has free time. A self employed women is gaining better status and it enables her to take decision in her family affairs. The present study was undertaken with objective to develop an intervention package for skill development, to impart training among rural women for entrepreneurship development and to assess the effectiveness of training. A purposive random sample of 30 respondents was selected from Griva Tehsil of village Badgaon, Udaipur district of Rajasthan Skill training was imparted at their own village. Self developed skill assessment test and rating scale was used. The major findings of the investigation revealed that majority of respondents belonged to the age group of 20-30, slightly more than half of respondents income ranges between Rs. 5,000-10,000/ month and belonged to medium socio economic status. The five value added jute article selected by the respondents were belt, phone mat, book holder, photo frame and jute painting out of list of 20 jute article for training. Eight days skill development training programme was organized and demonstration method was used. The result obtained by skill assessment test revealed that all the women fall under the category of excellent skill development category the feedback of the whole training was found to be very fruitful and had applicability for entrepreneurship development. It was also found that rural women were eager to adopt the jute as an enterprise.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Sudha Babel, Surbhi Sharma. Impact of skill development training among rural women for entrepreneurship development. Int J Home Sci 2016;2(3):03-06.

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