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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)

Knowledge level of the farmers using information and communication technology tools in transfer of technology of North Kashmir, J&K State

Author(s):

Uzma Rashid, Sheikh Muzaffar Ahmad, HA Malik, Zahida Rashid, Showkat Maqbool and Mohammad Anwar Bhat

Abstract:
The study on knowledge level of the farmers using Information and Communication Technology tools in transfer of Technology of North Kashmir, J&K State was conducted during the year 2020. A sample of 350 farmers was drawn through Stratified Random Sampling technique proportional to size from 11855 respondents provided by respective KVKs, Development Departments and Agromet Field Unit SKUAST-Kashmir. The study revealed that about 42.43 per cent of the respondents had good knowledge of various ICT tools (radio, television, newspaper and public addressing system).It was further revealed that almost one - third respondents were utilizing bulletins and internet facilities by mobile phones (GPRS), computers (Desktop/Laptop/Tablets) had excellent knowledge scores. The results of the study will help extension personnel to formulate strategies for imparting skill of the farmers in the usage of various ICT tools for transfer of technologies developed by researchers and their ultimate adoption by boosting their production and productivity at farm level. It can also help the extension personnel to formulate strategy to exploit the strong area of knowledge and develop the weak knowledge of farmers of the study area.

Pages: 566-568  |  905 Views  275 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Uzma Rashid, Sheikh Muzaffar Ahmad, HA Malik, Zahida Rashid, Showkat Maqbool and Mohammad Anwar Bhat. Knowledge level of the farmers using information and communication technology tools in transfer of technology of North Kashmir, J&K State. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(1S):566-568.

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