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Vegetable production in our country has increased considerably with the advancement of high yielding varieties. Vegetables form the major constituent of our daily diet. Rural women playa significant role in agriculture and other agro based activities. Women have to bear all the responsibilities of home, farm and animal husbandry. In spite of all these, their contribution is still unaccounted and they occupy low status. Therefore, empowerment of women is a serious issue for their development. In order to empower rural women, present study was carried out to impart knowledge to the rural women on value addition of green-leafy vegetables. A group consisting of 30 rural women were selected as respondents for both experimental as well as control group from Jai Nagar-2 and Jai Nagar-3 villages, respectively. Majority of the respondents of experimental and control group were having low level of knowledge on value addition and importance of green leafy vegetables. Over all gain in knowledge immediately after intervention of multimedia package by rural women of experimental group was more as compared to retention after 15 days. and 30 days. It was 31so concluded that when knowledge was imparted through electronic media along with training and literature then gain in knowledge by the respondents was more Le. 28.40.