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A STUDY OF OPPORTUNITIES EXTENDED TO DAIRY WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS UNDER WOMEN’S DAIRY DEVELOPMENT SCHEME

Article Id: ARCC1010 | Page : 181 - 185
Citation :- A STUDY OF OPPORTUNITIES EXTENDED TO DAIRY WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS UNDER WOMEN’S DAIRY DEVELOPMENT SCHEME.Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2011.(30):181 - 185
Poonam Tewari and Achala Gakkhar*
Address : Department of Home Science Extension, College of Home Science, Pantnagar - 263 145, India

Abstract

Dairying is an important livelihood option for small and marginal farmers and landless families as it can be managed within the boundary of home and farm by utilizing family labour as well as available crop residue. Moreover, it provides regular income and nutrition to their families. Women play a key role in managing dairy enterprise. Present study has been planned with the objective to know the facilities provided by the Women’s Dairy Development Scheme to dairy women entrepreneurs so as to help them to make satisfactory progress. Majority of the dairy entrepreneurs had received entrepreneurial training and they found it necessary for running the enterprise. A high percentage of dairy entrepreneurs were getting adequate support from institution. Main marketing facilities as revealed by the dairy entrepreneurs were formation of milk cooperatives and removal of middle man, thereby, enabling the dairy entrepreneurs to directly sell their produce to the cooperative.

Keywords

Dairy women Dairy development scheme.

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