The study entitled “to study the constraints experienced by the tribal women participating in decision making in farming” was conducted in Chikhaldara tahsil (Melghat) of Amravati district in Vidarbha Region of Maharashtra State. The study was conducted in ten villages of Chikhaldara Panchayat Samiti From list of 197 villages 10 villages was selected by ‘N’th method of randomization. A list of tribal women from randomly selected villages was prepared. They were arranged alphabetically and thus total 120 tribal women were selected randomly as respondents for the study. Data were collected by personally interviewing with the help of presented and well structured interview schedule and analyzed by using statistic tools like mean, standard deviation and percent frequency. In the study an exploratory research design of social research was used. The finding pertaining to constraints experienced by the tribal women while participating in decision making on farming shows that burden of family work i.e. lack of time, lack of technical knowledge / information poor economic status of family, low educational qualification, secondary status of women in family and fear of failure were the important difficulties faced by them.
Prof. Dr. Bilal BİLGİN