11-Title: Goats contribute significantly in economic empowerment of economically weaker sections of the society: An action research based evidence

11-Title: Goats contribute significantly in economic empowerment of economically weaker sections of the society: An action research based evidence

Authors: Jasvinder Singh Soodan, Sharad Kumar and Amandeep Singh

Source: Ruminant Science (2023)-12(1):61-68.

How to cite this manuscript: Soodan Jasvinder Singh, Kumar Sharad and Singh Amandeep (2023). Goats contribute significantly in economic empowerment of economically weaker sections of the society: An action research based evidence. Ruminant Science 12(1):61-68.


For assessing the complementarity of goats in economic empowerment of rural farmers, the study was conducted in four villages in which beneficiaries belonging to weaker sections were selected. The action research methodology clubbed with pretest-posttest research design was used for assessing the socio-technical impact of goats. Two adult does of Beetal breed were provided to each of 32 selected beneficiaries along with one buck in each village for breeding purposes with capacity building, nutritional, disease-control and reproduction support. All the interventions led to a significant increase in income along with knowledge of the goat farmers.


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