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Vol. 12, Special Issue 10 (2023)

Socio-personal, socio-economic and communication pattern attributes of PKVY famers in Rajasthan

Author(s):
Laksheeta Chauhan, Manmeet Kaur, Subhash Chandra and Ramesh Chand Bunkar
Abstract:
The study was carried-out during 2020-2021 in Bikaner district of Rajasthan state on 180 beneficiary and non-beneficiary farmers of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY). A semi-structured interview schedule was used to gather the data from the respondents. The results revealed that majority of the respondents i.e. 70.56 percent belonged to middle age group, 90.56 percent were from other backward class, nearly 38 percent of them had primary education and a huge majority of the respondents i.e. 89.54 percent were having agriculture as their main occupation. Slightly less than sixty five percent (64.44%) of the respondents possessed land above four hectare and belonged to large category. A vast majority of the farmers i.e. 86.66 percent had ground water irrigation as main source of irrigation. It was further revealed that majority of the respondents i.e. 64.44 percent had medium level of mass media exposure and 60.30 percent of them had medium level of extension agency contact. The information seeking behaviour of respondents was also found medium with 53.34 percent of total number and fifty-five percent of the respondents had medium level of information sharing behaviour.
Pages: 1128-1134  |  82 Views  42 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Laksheeta Chauhan, Manmeet Kaur, Subhash Chandra and Ramesh Chand Bunkar. Socio-personal, socio-economic and communication pattern attributes of PKVY famers in Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(10S): 1128-1134.
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