Knowledge towards Agricultural Technology by Farm Women in Bhilwara Region

International Journal of Economics and Management Studies
© 2018 by SSRG - IJEMS Journal
Volume 5 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2018
Authors : Dr. Kavita Pareek
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Dr. Kavita Pareek, "Knowledge towards Agricultural Technology by Farm Women in Bhilwara Region," SSRG International Journal of Economics and Management Studies, vol. 5,  no. 1, pp. 34-40, 2018. Crossref,


Agriculture is the basis of rural economy. Agriculture is prime engine of economic growth in developing countries particularly in India. In Indian agriculture, women are the epicenters around which, all our agricultural works rotate. Women play a significant and crucial role in agricultural development and allied fields, women continue to share a number of farm operations with men. Hence, the women contribute in many aspects of rural economy but we take major aspect "Agriculture Technology" in this investigation. Despite multiple roles of women in agricultural operations and allied activities, their work is generally underestimated and undervalued. The status of women in general is much lower. They have been as subordinate and supplementary earner that of their male counter parts, largely because of customary male dominance in society, inherent shyness of farm women and lack of opportunities for educations. The continuance generation of new agricultural technology and its subsequent transmission to farmers are very important requirement for agricultural development. Researchers are expected to develop superior genetic material along with other improved production techniques and turn it over to extension workers for demonstration and ultimate adoption by the farmers. Therefore, this study have been undertaken to find out the extent of the knowledge of the women in agriculture technology. Scope and coverage the present study has been restricted to Bhilwara district.



Agriculture Technology, prime engine, farm women, knowledge, extension workers, rural economy.


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