IJCRR - 7(23), December, 2015
A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY ON THE ROLE OF GRAM PANCHAYATS IN WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN KARNATAKA STATE
Author: Kavya C. N., Manjunatha S.
Today, in India the problem of rural poverty is increasing very rapidly. There are a very few ways to eradicate rural poverty in India. Through giving economic opportunities for the village people, particularly to the women in rural regions, has been proved very fruitful to reduce the poverty in rural India. Providing economic support and decision making power to women through these Gram Panchayats bring empowerment, further this strengthens the whole society in general. Hence, the present study is placed in this context to examine the role of Gram Panchayats in empowering women in Karnataka state and also to understand the social, educational, economical and political empowerment of women members of Gram Panchayats in Karnataka state. The primary data has been gathered from the method of field survey in the district of Hassan in Karnataka state. In the present study, based on the analysis and discussion on the empowerment of women through panchayat system and rural development in Karnataka state, major findings of this study have been explained in detail.
Keywords: Women eEmpowerment, Gram panchayat, Rural development
Kavya C. N., Manjunatha S.. A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY ON THE ROLE OF GRAM PANCHAYATS IN WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN KARNATAKA STATE International Journal of Current Research and Review. 7(23), December, 54-58
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