This book shall serve the purpose for academic sector, especially for students, teachers, and research scholar in the field of gender, sociology and extension science. This book shall be useful for higher level competitive examinations conducted by ASRB, UGC, administrative and civil services examinations. The book is well referenced, making skilful use of first-person sources. The authors place on record to acknowledge the various sources of references from where this book has been compiled.
Niketha L., A graduate alumni of the U A S , Bangalore , College of Agriculture , Shimoga (2010), Post-graduate in Agriculture Extension from M P K V , Rahuri , College of Agriculture , Pune (2012) and doctoral degree from National Dairy Research Centre, Karnal (2015). Her doctoral research studies bequeathed her with Certificate of Appreciation for ‘Outstanding Dissertation Work’ , besides the supportive fellowship during research tenure and also been accredited with Best Paper Presentation . Her scientific writings had bought her multiple laurels in the field of gender studies, group-cohesion, empowerment, aspirations and farm co-operative organizations, enshrined through myriad national and international journals, popular articles and book chapter.
Dr. Letha Devi G is currently working as Senior Scientist at ICAR-NIANP, Bengaluru. Her research interests include climate change and Indian livestock and ICTs in agriculture. She has been associated with various research projects on climate vulnerability analysis of livestock farming and development of various ICT tools for livestock farmers.