ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONDITION AND KNOWLEDGE LEVEL OF INDIGENOUS TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE (ITK) BY RURAL FARM FAMILIES IN SAMPATCHAK BLOCK IN PATNA DISTRICT OF BIHAR

Authors

  • Ashish Anand M.Sc Ag. (Agricultural Extension and Communication), SHUATS (Prayagraj)
  • Syed H. Mazhar (Associate Professor) Department of Agriculture Extension and Communication, SHUATS (Prayagraj)
  • Jahanara Head, Department of Agriculture Extension and Communication, SHUATS (Prayagraj)
  • Dipak Kumar Bose (Associate Professor) Department of Agriculture Extension and Communication, SHUATS (Prayagraj)

Keywords:

Indigenous Technical Knowledge, rural farm families, Agricultural Extension, Agriculture

Abstract

The present study was conducted in Patna District of Bihar to find out the association between socio-economic condition and knowledge level of rural farm families regarding indigenous technical knowledge. A total of 120 respondents were selected randomly for the present study. The data were collected through a pre-structured interview schedule and appropriate statistical analysis was done to find out the association. It was found that age, mass media exposure and extension contacts were found to be highly significant with relation to knowledge of the rural farm families regarding indigenous technical knowledge whereas land holding was found to be mildly related.

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DOI: 10.47856/ijaast.2021.v08i8.018

Author Biographies

Ashish Anand, M.Sc Ag. (Agricultural Extension and Communication), SHUATS (Prayagraj)

M.Sc Ag. (Agricultural Extension and Communication), SHUATS (Prayagraj)

Syed H. Mazhar, (Associate Professor) Department of Agriculture Extension and Communication, SHUATS (Prayagraj)

(Associate Professor) Department of Agriculture Extension and Communication, SHUATS (Prayagraj)

Jahanara, Head, Department of Agriculture Extension and Communication, SHUATS (Prayagraj)

Head, Department of Agriculture Extension and Communication, SHUATS (Prayagraj)

Dipak Kumar Bose, (Associate Professor) Department of Agriculture Extension and Communication, SHUATS (Prayagraj)

(Associate Professor) Department of Agriculture Extension and Communication, SHUATS (Prayagraj)

Published

2021-08-29