International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Social Science | India | Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024


Understand the Impact of Digitalization on Hill Women of Champawat District

Bhupender Oulakh | Punam Rai


Abstract: Women are the backbone of home management and responsible of all kinds of house chores. In the era of digitalization, women are actively participating in online business as well as online shopping, bill - paying, school fee payment, e - banking, and e - marketing. Additionally, it helps to improve the economic status of women in our nation. But it is urgent to investigate how much digitalization has impacted the way of life of the women in the hills of Uttarakhand. The objective of the present study was to understand the usage pattern of digitalization in hill regions of Champawat district of Uttarakhand state by the woman. Total 120 women aged between 18 to 40 years were selected from the villages of Champawat district purposively. The data was collected in google form. The finding of the study revealed that majority of the women used internet to check WhatsApp status, Instagram and making reels after that paying fees online, shopping online and paying electricity bill online. After the start of Digital India program, there have been many improvements in the status of women, now the situation is that the women here are more technology friendly and more aware. Hence, it can be concluded the digitalization programme uplifted the educational and social status of the women in hills.


Keywords: Women, digitalization, online activities, Digital India, empowerment


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,


Pages: 1013 - 1018


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