Contribution of Jawahar Rojgar Yojana Programme for Food Security of Women in Landless Labour Families during Lean Season in Drought Prone Areas

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  • Department of Foods & Nutrition, Post Graduate and Research Centre, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderahad-30, Andhra Pradesh
  • Department of Foods & Nutrition, CAS, PGRC, ANGRAU, Hyderabad-30, Andhra Pradesh

Abstract

Water scarcity and crop failure are the main distressing features of drought, resulting in primary deficits of foods, fodder and drinking water. The primary effect of drought is on agriculture and hence it's worst victims, from the stand point of nutrition are the rural landless labourers (Venkateswarlu, 1992), Among these communities within the households it is the woman who suffers most from dietary deficits. This category is usually referred to as vulnerable group even under normal conditions.

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2003-03-01

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Uma Maheswari, K., & Khader, V. (2003). Contribution of Jawahar Rojgar Yojana Programme for Food Security of Women in Landless Labour Families during Lean Season in Drought Prone Areas. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 40(3), 99–104. Retrieved from https://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/ijnd/article/view/6717

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