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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 5 (2018)

Impact assessment of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nellore on income generation of rural youth through training programs

Author(s):

MC Obaiah, K Pullamraju and D Kodandarami Reddy

Abstract:
The term “Youth” refers to people who are aged between 15 and 24 years, and according to World Bank. The term “youth” in general refers to those who are between the ages of 15-25. Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is an innovative science based institution which conduct on farm testing for technology assessment and refinement, undertakes vocational training of farmers farm women and rural youths and front-line demonstrations to demonstrate the latest technologies to the farmers as well as extension workers in India. The study conducted in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh state to measure the impact of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) on income generation of rural youth. The study was conducted with 120 respondents randomly selected in six villages of Nellore district. The findings revealed that, rural youth were of middle age, education status, illiterate, belongs to OBC, medium social participation, small land holding, low annual income, low mass media exposure. The income generation of rural youth was medium.

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How to cite this article:
MC Obaiah, K Pullamraju and D Kodandarami Reddy. Impact assessment of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nellore on income generation of rural youth through training programs. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(5):217-219.

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