Alleviation: An International Journal of Nutrition, Gender & Social Development, ISSN 2348-9340
Volume 3, Number 3 (2016) : 32-36
©Arya PG College, Panipat & Business Press India Publication, Delhi,

Impact Assessment of National Agricultural Technology Project in Terms of Social Drivers for Psychological Well-Being of Women

1. Ella Rani*,2. Vandana Verma,3. Sarita Verma & 4. Binesh Goyat
1 Assistant Scientist, 2 Assistant Professor, 3 Research Scholar & 4 Agriculture Development Officer
Department of Extension Education and Communication Management, COHS ,CCS HAU, Hisar
(Haryana), India


The research focuses on psychological aspects of well-being or flourishing. For the psychological well-being of farm women, the impact of project was assessed in the form of social drivers viz; income, self esteem, confidence building, capacity building, decision making, nutrition and health status and social empowerment etc. The study was carried out to assess the impact of National Agriculture Technology Project (NATP) on farm women. It was found that the project under reference succeeded in increasing income, expenditure and saving of the respondents. It also provided additional and regular income to its beneficiaries. Though, majority of the respondents showed an impact on confidence to deal with family issues, SHG meetings, society, and other issues regarding confidence building. Further, it was found that a huge majority of the respondents reported an increase in making decisions regarding buying and selling of valuables like grain, animals, which got first rank (2.88). Increase in decision making was reported in making decisions for children's education (2.87), on account of them being beneficiaries of the project. Again, majority of the respondents showed an increase in communication skills, participation in group activities and leadership aspects and social empowerment impact points.

Keywords: Well -Being, Psychological, NATP, Women and Impact.

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