IMPACT OF EFFECTIVENESS OF TRAINING ORGANIZED BY KVK ON KNOWLEDGE OF PADDY GROWERS IN DARBHANGA DISTRICT OF BIHAR

Authors

  • Avinash Kumar M. Sc. Ag. (Agricultural Extension & Communication), SHUATS Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh
  • Prof. (Dr.) Ms. Jahanara Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Extension & Communication, SHUATS Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh

Keywords:

Demonstration, Effectiveness, Knowledge, KVK, Training

Abstract

KVK is an integral part of the National Agricultural Research System (NARS), aims at assessment of location specific technology modules in Agriculture and allied enterprises, through technology assessment, refinement and demonstration. The Government has launched Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) Portal which will help in monitoring the functioning of KVKs at the National level and in providing timely information and advisory to the farmers. The present study was conducted in Darbhanga district of Bihar to find the impact of effectiveness of training organized by KVK on knowledge of paddy growers. A total of 120 respondents were selected randomly for present study. The data were collected through a pre- structured interview schedule and later appropriate statistical analysis were done to find out the meaningful results. Most of the trained paddy growers had an equal percentage of medium (43.33%) and high (43.33%) level of knowledge. More than half of the untrained paddy growers (58.33%) had medium level of knowledge, followed by low (26.67%) and high (15%) level of knowledge.

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DOI: 10.47856/ijaast.2021.v08i7.012

Author Biographies

Avinash Kumar, M. Sc. Ag. (Agricultural Extension & Communication), SHUATS Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh

M. Sc. Ag. (Agricultural Extension & Communication), SHUATS Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh

Prof. (Dr.) Ms. Jahanara, Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Extension & Communication, SHUATS Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh

Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Extension & Communication, SHUATS Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh

Published

2021-07-31