Socio-Economic Characterization of Farmers Based on Content and Frequency of Messages Being Disseminated Through ICT Tools

Authors

  • Shiva Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS, Prayagraj
  • Syed H. Mazhar Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS, Prayagraj
  • Dipak Kumar Bose Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS, Prayagraj

Keywords:

ICT, Farmers, e-Agriculture, Agriculture, Agricultural Extension

Abstract

Socio-economic profile of farmers based on content and frequency of messages being disseminated through ICT tools was studied. ICT plays an important role among the farmers in the village of Pusa block as a source of keeping them updated and connected. The data has been collected from 120 farmers using ICT tools through face to face interview. Descriptive research design was followed for the study. The selection of block and villages was done purposively and randomly as per the ICT users. The study concludes that role of ICTs in agriculture development was influenced by content of information and the respondents age, caste, education, size of family, family type, social participation, family annual income, sources of information and size of land holding, high and medium level of knowledge about agricultural activities among farmers through ICT tools.

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DOI: 10.47856/ijaast.2021.v08i9.020

Author Biographies

Shiva, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS, Prayagraj

Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS, Prayagraj

Syed H. Mazhar, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS, Prayagraj

Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS, Prayagraj

Dipak Kumar Bose, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS, Prayagraj

Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS, Prayagraj

Published

2021-09-30