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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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Empowerment of rural women through sericulture

 Ulka Yadav 

Department ofZoology Govt. Girls P.G. College Ujjain

Neeta Jadhav

Department of Zoology, M.V.M. Ujjain

Abstract

The reduction of rural poverty is a continuous paramount goal of the developing countries like India, so far various strategies (sericulture is most appropriate out of them) have been pursued to address this concern and rural empowerment creation is one of the major aspects. We ought to learn from the past experiences that suggest devising a frame work of equitable and sustainable development of her participation on a consistent basis. Keeping in view the involvement of rural women in sericulture and silk industry, their present status in society and need for their empowerment, strategies to be incorporated in the various developmental initiatives are suggested. The global scenario clearly indicates the enormous opportunities for the Indian silk industry, because India is the second largest producer of silk in the world. Sericulture provides many opportunities to rural women.

Sericulture, Rural poverty, Sustainable development, women empowerment, integrated approaches

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Ulka, Y., & Neeta, J. (2017). Empowerment of rural women through sericulture. Environment Conservation Journal18(1/2), 207-209.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2017.181228

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Received: 10.12.2016

Revised: 11.02.2017

Accepted: 25.03.2017

First Online: 15.06. 2017

DOI:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2017.181228

Publisher Name:  Action for Sustainable Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA)

Print ISSN: 0972-3099           

Online ISSN:2278-5124