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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

A critical analysis on knowledge level of extension personnel about e-tools (ICT-tools) working in developmental departments in Vijayapur District

Author(s):
SN Prem Kishor, KA Jahagirdar and KP Raghuprasad
Abstract:
The use of Internet and mobile by extension personnel is now common in India. Extension personnel use the Internet for social, research and educational purposes. This study focused on exploring knowledge level of extension personnel about e-tools. The data were collected from 135 extension personnel through an interview schedule. The results identified overall knowledge about e-tools, it was 43 per cent of the extension personnel had high level of knowledge about e-tools. Further, it indicated that extension personnel had high knowledge level about e-tools such as,’Whats App group’ (72.79%) followed by ‘Video conference’ (71.85%), ‘Raitamitra’ (62.96%), ‘Mobile phone’ (59.26%), ‘krishi marata vahini’ (50.37%) and ‘Information kiosk’ (49.63%). While the extension personnel had low knowledge level on e-tools like ‘Agromet advisory Service’ (60.00%) and ‘KMAS’ (46.67). Knowledge level can be increased only through the education. It can be overwhelmed with more research, experience and training programe. Extension personnel should be made aware about e-tools and need to be trained on use of e-tools.
Pages: 1419-1422  |  274 Views  92 Downloads
How to cite this article:
SN Prem Kishor, KA Jahagirdar and KP Raghuprasad. A critical analysis on knowledge level of extension personnel about e-tools (ICT-tools) working in developmental departments in Vijayapur District. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 1419-1422.

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