Pattern of Decision Making of Irula Tribal Farm Women in Nilgiris District

Sujeetha Natarajan, S Palaniswamy


The study was undertaken to find out the pattern of decision making of the Irula  tribal farm women of Nilgiris district in farm and home. The study revealed that Irula tribal farm women took self decision in the case of irrigating fields (85.00) followed by using plant protection measures (83.33) in case of farm management and took self decision in cases like selection and preparation of food (100.00), decorating the house (70.00) They had least participation in decisions like construction of new house (63.33) followed by borrowing and giving loans (38.33).

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