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Agricultural Science Digest, volume 38 issue 2 (june 2018) : 139-142

Benefits gained by the rural women of Udaipur from Rashtriya Krishi Beema Yojana

Akansha Kharkwal, Snehlata Maheshwari
1Department of Home Science, Maharana Pratap University Of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur-313 001, Rajasthan, India.
Cite article:- Kharkwal Akansha, Maheshwari Snehlata (2018). Benefits gained by the rural women of Udaipur from Rashtriya Krishi Beema Yojana. Agricultural Science Digest. 38(2): 139-142. doi: 10.18805/ag.D-4695.
The study was conducted in the Udaipur district of Rajasthan to find the knowledge and benefits gained by rural women from Rashtriya Krishi Beema Yojana (RKBY) and problems faced by them in gaining benefits of the scheme. A sample of 100 rural women was selected randomly for the present study from four villages namely Dhar, Kathar,Madar and Mathatha from the Badgaon panchayat samiti of Udaipur, Rajasthan. Personal interview method was used for data collection. Frequencies, percentage, means percent scores and mean weighted scores were used for analysis of the data. Findings reveal that the respondents possessed average knowledge about RKBY with the MPS of 38.54. Regarding the benefit of RKBY gained by the rural women, it was found that the benefit of scheme was gained only by 2 per cent of the respondents. Study of problems experienced by rural women in gaining benefits of the RKBY revealed that the respondents faced the problems of unavailability of benefit on time to large extent with MPS 3.
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