Serrated Sickle for Reducing the Drudgery of Farm Women in Mehsana District, North Gujarat

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Babita Ramniwas, Rina R. Patel, Mukesh R. Patel, Dr. R. A. Patel

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Most of the works performed by farm women are tedious as well as time consuming. Also many of these operations are traditionally done in varying body, which if done for long duration cause inconvenience and body pain. Hence, a study was conducted on testing and evaluation of serrated sickle made by CIAE, Bhopal. Farm woman is participatory mode of reduce their drudgery. It was observed during the course of investigation that farm women were using desi sickle while harvesting their crops. The labour requirment by using serrated sickle was 16 labour/ha as against the harvesting by lockle sickle 18 labour/ha.

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, B. R. R. R. P. M. R. P. D. R. A. P. “Serrated Sickle for Reducing the Drudgery of Farm Women in Mehsana District, North Gujarat”. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, vol. 6, no. 5, May 2018, pp. 142-3, doi:10.17762/ijritcc.v6i5.1592.
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