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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 8, Issue:6, June, 2019

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(6): 2465-2470

Improving Quality of Life of Rural Women through Dairying in Bihar
Shweta* and Ashok K. Singh
Department of Extension Education, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur), Bihar – 848125, India
*Corresponding author

Dairy farming offers great opportunity for enhancing farm income and raising the socio-economic status and quality of life of rural people. Rural women plays significant role in carrying out the responsibility of dairying through their membership in WDCS. The present study was conducted to ascertain the improvement in their quality of life through participation in dairy enterprise. For the purpose, a total 210 members of WDCS in Barauni dairy was selected by adopting appropriate sampling procedure. The data pertaining to different aspects of quality of life was collected with the help of a scale developed and adopted by Pandey (2005).It may be concluded that dairy enterprise has helped the rural women in reducing the domestic violence and poverty while it brought improvement in their social, recreational, educational and economic well- being and consequently improved their quality of life. The personal variable like; education, type of family and occupation emerged as significant factors in improving the quality of life of rural women.

Keywords: Quality of Life; Rural Women in Dairy Enterprise

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Shweta and Ashok K. Singh. 2019. Improving Quality of Life of Rural Women through Dairying in BiharInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(6): 2465-2470. doi:
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