Title: LIVESTOCK AS A MEANS OF LIVELIHOOD: A CASE STUDY OF
"SAMAGRA PASU VALARTHATHAL PADHADHI"
Authors: Dr. R. Ramya
Dr. R. Ramya
Assistant Professor of Economics, Sri C. Achutha Menon Govt. College , Thrissur 14
MLA 8 Ramya, Dr. R. "LIVESTOCK AS A MEANS OF LIVELIHOOD: A CASE STUDY OF "SAMAGRA PASU VALARTHATHAL PADHADHI"." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 3, Dec. 2018, pp. 1941-1950, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=142. Accessed Dec. 2018.
APA Ramya, D. (2018, December). LIVESTOCK AS A MEANS OF LIVELIHOOD: A CASE STUDY OF "SAMAGRA PASU VALARTHATHAL PADHADHI". Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(3), 1941-1950. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=142
Chicago Ramya, Dr. R. "LIVESTOCK AS A MEANS OF LIVELIHOOD: A CASE STUDY OF "SAMAGRA PASU VALARTHATHAL PADHADHI"." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 3 (December 2018), 1941-1950. Accessed December, 2018. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=142.
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Abstract: Livestock and livelihood is much interlinked in a country like India as well as in a state like
Kerala. In Kerala half of the population is residing in rural areas where livestock or cattle rearing
form a major source of income to the people especially to the women folk. Realising the role it
played in rural life, many of the local bodies has incorporated schemes associated with livestock
in the Women Component Plan (WCP) of the Panchayath. One such scheme from the WCP of
Mattathur Grama Panchayath associated with cow rearing (Samagra Pasu Valarthathal Padhadhi)
is taken as a case study to examine how far it improved the condition of women and empowered
them socially, economically and politically.
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