Economic and Technological Benefits Derived By Tribal Farm Women through Horticultural Interventions under NAIP

Ramesh Kumar Damor, Rajeev Bairathi and Ashok Kumar Sharma

Abstract


The present study was conducted in purposely selected Udaipur district of Southern Rajasthan. The NAIP was
implemented in four districts of Southern Rajasthan viz- Banswara, Dungarpur, Sirohi and Udaipur. Out of
these, two districts i.e. Banswara and Dungarpur were selected for present investigation on the basis of maximum
concentration of tribal population. To have an equal representation of survey area, all the 25 villages in which
the NAIP programme implemented were included in the proposed study. Ten respondents were drawn from each
village with the help of random sampling technique. Thus, a sample of 250 tribal farm women who belonged to
beneficiary farm families was selected as respondents for the present study.The data showed that out of 250
respondents, majority of respondents got medium level of economic benefits followed by low and high level of
economic benefits due to orchards.The results also showed that, out of 250 respondents, about 122 (48.80%)
respondents got medium level of economic benefits followed by low (38.40%) and high (12.80%) level of economic
benefits due to vegetable production.The results indicates that out of 250 respondents, 181 (72.60%) respondents
derived medium technological benefits through horticulture interventions under NAIP followed by high (13.40%)
and low (14.00%) level of technological benefits.

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