Gender distinction is a common phenomenon in human society. It is used for studying the role of males and females in intra and inter household dynamics within a farming system. The women contribute 71 per cent of labour force in livestock farming. Van Gujjars are one of the well known pastoral community known for their traditional and noble profession of dairy farming. Very few studies specifically focused on Gujjar women in dairy farming practices are available, realizing the importance of gender analysis in dairy farming practices among Gujjar tribes of Uttarakhand state were conducted. The study provides the realistic information on the role of farm women and their contributions in dairy husbandry in the rural social system. The study suggests several far-reaching implications to the extension planners, policy makers, academicians, scientists and rural social workers for training and transferring the livestock based technology to the actual users.