Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2018)
Transfer of innovative Agri-technologies for farmwomen through women empowerment cell, SKUAST-Kashmir
Author(s): Poonam Sharma, Kousar Javed, Baseerat Binti Nabi
Abstract: Agriculture technology is changing rapidly and high lightening the importance of documenting innovative technologies in agriculture would help in accelerating the agriculture production and also in improving the socio- economic conditions of the farming community. Need based training programmes are being conducted by the State Agricultural Universities and Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s in various disciplines such as horticulture, food processing, vermicomposting, apiculture, sericulture and others for farm women in J&K state. The study was carried out to collect the required information on various agro based technologies transferred and farm women response to the innovative technologies. It was revealed that Women empowerment cell, SKUAST-Kashmir is playing a vital role in disseminating agri-technologies and thereby helping the farm women to aware the latest technical knowledge and developing new skill related to agriculture and allied field.
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