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Vol. 10, Special Issue 4 (2021)

Internet and its impact on extension advisory services: A critical review

Author(s):
Anil Kumar Malik, Sube Singh, Ramesh Kumar, Babu Lal Dhayal, Om Prakash Jitarwal and Dinesh Kumar
Abstract:
Internet is influencing all aspects of life, in which the impact of internet is significant on extension advisory services. It is expected that the Internet/IT led extension systems are going to act as a key agent for changing agrarian situation and farmers’ lives by improving access to information and sharing knowledge. There is an urgent need of internet in agricultural extension especially in the areas like; to expand knowledge resources, to facilitate better information access, to supplement inadequate technical manpower, for stronger research-extension-client system linkage, to develop efficient feedback mechanism, for cost-effective extension delivery, to ensure gender equity in technology transfer process, to empower small and marginal farmers, to develop knowledge managers and to serve the farm stakeholders beyond technology transfer role. The purpose of this review article is to discuss the benefits of internet use in agricultural development in general and extension advisory services in particular.
Pages: 432-436  |  515 Views  234 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Anil Kumar Malik, Sube Singh, Ramesh Kumar, Babu Lal Dhayal, Om Prakash Jitarwal and Dinesh Kumar. Internet and its impact on extension advisory services: A critical review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(4S): 432-436.

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