Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
Dairying for sustainable rural development: An empirical study on women members of dairy cooperatives
Author(s): P Selvamani
Abstract: Rural development is a base for the country’s development. The purpose of this study is to investigate the dairying of women members of grassroots level PMPCSs (dairy cooperatives) functioning in Nilakkottai and Dindigul blocks in Dindigul of Tamil Nadu. Primary data were collected from women members of PMPCSs through interview schedule and analysed using percentage. It found that PMPCSs have been contributing for the long-term socio-economic development of its women members. Further, it recommended that the State government has to provide all assistances to milk producers for their sustainable socio-economic development through PMPCSs which leads to rural development.