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The richness and variety of tribal life is the most valuable heritage of the great Indian tradition in the tribal belt. Development of tribal’ non – farm sectors which are equally important in the development process for employment creation, higher income and poverty alleviation ultimately depends on the dynamic growth of agriculture and its allied activities. Though gender is universally one of the key words in which societies and culture allocate rights and responsibilities, yet the different roles, of tribal farmers and women in agriculture allied activities have frequently been ignored in the research and extension activities. The results of assessment of role performance in dairy practices revealed that most of the farmers performed by way of self doing in the activities viz., bating the animals, disease management and sale of milk.

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