COMPENDIUM, IEEC-2023   ( ISBN : 978-81-967860-4-5 )
Theme 2: Recent Trends in Agriculture and Resource Management

Personal Socio-Economic Profile of the Women SHG Members in Udaipur District of Rajasthan

Abhilasha Gehlot, Hitesh Salvi, Abhinav Gupta

Rajasthan College of Agriculture, MPUAT, Udaipur


Self-help group (SHG) is a financial intermediary committee. It usually composed of 10-20 local women members. The research work was performed in Udaipur district of Rajasthan state. For this research among the 17 tehsils of Udaipur district Rishabhdev and Kherwara tehsil were selected as they are having highest number of SHG. We have selected 20 SHG from 2 selected tehsil and 6 farm women from each SHG. Thus, total 120 farm women were selected for proposed study. For data collection, the face-to-face interview technique was opted. The frequency and per cent age were used to classify the respondents with respect to independent variables. The results revealed that major part of respondents was from middle age group. The results also publicized that 45.83 per cent farm women were illiterate. Maximum number of respondents were married. It was also established that maximum number of respondents were from joint family. The study of caste structure revealed that 100 per cent of farming families belong to SC/ST category. Maximum number of farm women have poorly developed houses. It was also observed that maximum number of farm women were doing other occupation in their locality. It had been observed that majority of farm women got source of information through organized source.

IEEC-2023 at RARI (SKNAU, Jobner), Jaipur, Rajasthan organised by Society of Extension Education, Agra, India