International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 10, Part J (2016)
Impact of alleviating programmes & natural resources management in ensuring food security
Geeta Kumari Ray, Dr. Gayatri Biswal and Dr. Chandrashree Lenka
The objectives of the study was to assess the impact of alleviating programmes and natural resources management in ensuring food security of rural people. One hundred respondents belonged to Bholagadia and Rajabasa village of Mayurbhanj district of Odisha were selected by cluster sampling method for the present study. The data was collected by focus group discussion and interview method with the help of pretested questionnaire. The results of the study revealed that alleviating programmes had a positive impact in ensuring food and nutrition security of the respondents. They were getting more remuneration from construction work and plantation work. Savings from PDS and income from kitchen garden and forest produce were being utilized to meet the other expenses of the family. Coping up tendency regarding intake of different food items during inflation was found to be poor except rice. Majority of the respondents were found to be mildly food insecure. Thus use of HYV seeds, availing government supply agricultural inputs for better cropping should be encouraged in that locality through result demonstration and motivation to improve public health nutrition.
How to cite this article:
Geeta Kumari Ray, Dr. Gayatri Biswal, Dr. Chandrashree Lenka. Impact of alleviating programmes & natural resources management in ensuring food security. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(10):638-642.