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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (1170) Last page : (1176)
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Housing and Employment Schemes Implemented by Gram Panchayat

Suman M. Pujar1* and Uma S. Hiremath2

1PG Scholar, 2Professor,
Department of Extension and Communication Management, College of Rural Community Science,
University of Agricultural Science, Dharwad-580005, Karnataka
*Corresponding Author E-mail:
Received: 2.11.2018  |  Revised: 7.12.2018   |  Accepted: 16.12.2018



Gram panchayat programmes and schemes showed improvement in the socio-economic standard of living, much target oriented and responding to the felt- needs of the people. Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs) become an effective mechanism to achieve equitable rural development. The schemes and programmes lay primary emphasis on the development of human beings. It involves a spectrum of behavioural aspects ranging from perception of the target groups to social norms, values, beliefs and roles. Hence the study was under taken to know the knowledge level, problems faced by the women beneficiaries and suggestive measures for effective implementation about housing, employment schemes. The data was collected from 160 women beneficiaries selected from four villages of Uppin-Betageri Gram panchayat of Dharwad talk of Dharwad district. The overall knowledge level of women beneficiaries about housing schemes was high (46.25%) and low (46.25%) in employment schemes. More number of women beneficiaries had problems in housing scheme (36.25%) followed by employment schemes (21.25%). About sixty seven per cent of women beneficiaries gave suggestions in housing scheme (67.50%) followed by employment schemes (48.75%).

Key words: Housing, Employment, Schemes, Gram Panchayat

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Cite this article: Pujar, S.M., and Hiremath, U.S., Housing and Employment Schemes Implemented by Gram Panchayat, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 1170-1176 (2018). doi: