Women in hills have a significant role to play in their whole life. They have the responsibility of taking care of house hold activity and working in agriculture field to support the livelihood.The working efficiency of woman strengthens the hill economy in a big way.

Threshing operations done by woman in hills
Threshing operations done by woman in hills

Women working in agriculture field in hills
   Women working in agriculture field in hills

Winnowing done by woman in hills
Winnowing by woman in hills

Capacity building of Woman mass

Capacity building of woman mass in hills through various agriculture, rural development and allied projects has helped them to enhance their skill .The orientation programmes, training’s and exposures as a part of capacity building of woman mass has helped them to look in to new opportunities for enhancing their livelihood.

Women mass in household activity

Women mass in household activity have a significant role to play. In hills the household activity like collecting water from water source, cooking food and taking care of the children and infact has a main role to play in family. The woman acts as connecting link between basic household activities and the enhancing the livelihood activities to support the family.  

Women mass in Agriculture

Women mass in Agriculture has big role to play. In hills, the woman masses do work in agriculture field. The field operations; like sowing, weeding, manuring, maintaining plant distance etc are done by the woman masses.The woman mass do harvesting of the crops. Later on post harvest operations are done by women mass. Winnowing, threshing, cleaning, sorting and grading operations are done by woman mass.

Women cleaning the agriculture field in hills
 Women cleaning the agriculture field in hills

Women busy in Agriculture works in hills
Women busy in Agriculture works 

 

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