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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART J

Adoption of food processing practices among SC women of Haryana

Author(s): Nisha and Seema Rani
Abstract:

Central and state governments impart trainings and education with a view to raise the level of symbolic adoption of recommended improved farm and home technologies so as to bridge the gap between production and productivity and also to increase self employment opportunities among the farming community especially to rural women. The present study has been planned to assess the impact of trainings on scheduled caste women and to measure the symbolic adoption of women respondents for food processing. The study was carried out in Hisar district of Haryana State. Impact of training was assessed on 104 women respondents who already received training on food processing. The study depicts that as compared to other food processing products, rural families adopted Green chili pickle (50.00) in pickling of seasonal vegetables, Lemon and green chilli pickle (52.50) in fruit and vegetable preservation, Sweet lassi (70.00) in processing of milk and milk products and eggless cake (65.00) in baking large quantity. The adoption of food processing products have shown significant impact on rural women. Respondents could acquire sufficient skill thoroughly training and majority of the respondents acquired medium skill in training. Majority of the respondents had medium level of adoption of food processing training.
Pages: 606-609  |  578 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Nisha, Seema Rani. Adoption of food processing practices among SC women of Haryana. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):606-609.
International Journal of Home Science