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Vol. 7, Issue 11 (2018)

Study of relationship between socio-economic profile and perceived training needs of dairy farmers in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir, India

Author(s):
Fahad Shahjar, SA Khandi, Rayees Ahmed Bafanda, Bharat Bhushan and Adil Masood Khateeb
Abstract:
The study was conducted in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir state to assess the relationship between socio-economic profile and perceived training needs of dairy farmers. Ex-post-facto research design and, multistage random sampling plan was followed for the selection of 120 ultimate respondents. Data was collected from the respondents belonging to Marh, Akhnoor, Bhisnah and R.S. Pura blocks with the help of a structured interview schedule containing selected dependent and independent variables, through personal interview technique. The study reveals that majority of the respondents were middle aged with poor education. They had medium herd size, marginal land holdings and medium mass media exposure and extension contact. However, they belonged to medium income group but had poor social participation. Only 45 percent of the respondents had undertaken training programmes regarding animal husbandry. Further correlation analysis reveals that age and experience had a significant and positive correlation, while mass media exposure, extension contact, education and social participation had a significant and negative correlation with perceived training needs of dairy farmers.
Pages: 71-76  |  217 Views  14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Fahad Shahjar, SA Khandi, Rayees Ahmed Bafanda, Bharat Bhushan and Adil Masood Khateeb. Study of relationship between socio-economic profile and perceived training needs of dairy farmers in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2018; 7(11): 71-76.
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