About the Book :
This book attempts to analyse the role of rural women of hill region of Uttarakhand in the development of agriculture. Taking a close look at the background characteristics of women, it finds out the extent of their involvement in decision-making process related to the management of resources for household, farm, livestock and income generating activities. It also tries to identify the factors that influence their participation in decision-making and decision implementation processes.
About Author :
Promila Sharma is Head, Department of Family Resource Management, College of Home Science, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttaranchal. She has been involved in research since 1983 and disseminated several technologies techniques through extension and research work.
Nalini Ogale, former Head, Department of Home Management, and Dean, Faculty of Home Science, the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Vadodara, had been teaching for the last 45 years. She had guided several Master and Doctoral researchers and had carried out research projects in the area of management, environment, housing, work and stress, and consumer education. She had a good number of books and articles to her credit.
Sucheta Singh is Subject Matter Specialist/Assistant Professor (Home Science), Directorate of Extension Education, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttaranchal. Since seven years, she is involved in dissemination of frontier technologies and development of models for upliftment of rural women. She has many awards and honours and about 50 publications to her credit.