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Vol. 8, Issue 7 (2019)

Constraints faced by farmer friends during role performance under revitalized extension system (RES) in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh

Author(s):
Venkteshwar Jallaraph, SK Agrawal and VK Pyasi
Abstract:
In Revitalized Extension System (RES) Farmer Friends (Krishak Mitra and Krishak Didi) are authorized personnel, who help the farmers by technology dissemination from research station to them. But during technology dissemination, they have faced a lot of problems. Therefore, the present study was carried out in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh to enumerate the constraints faced by the Farmer Friends and also tried to pool out the probable suggestions as opined by the respondents themselves. Personal interview method was used to collect the data form 196 Farmer Friends and appropriate statistical measures like frequency, percentage were applied to analyse the data. The study listed out the constraints enumerated by the Farmer Friends such as ‘insufficient honorarium as compared to workload’ is major constraints faced by Farmer Friends followed by ‘absence of farmers on the day of meeting or discussion’. The main suggestions given by them to improving their role performance were ‘honorarium amount should be increased’, followed by ‘more training required for knowledge updating’. Threrfore, the concerned departments and organizations need to pay attention to their problems in order to solve these and make the Farmer Friends more efficient.
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How to cite this article:
Venkteshwar Jallaraph, SK Agrawal, VK Pyasi. Constraints faced by farmer friends during role performance under revitalized extension system (RES) in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(7):415-417.

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