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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Role performance of subject matter specialists of Krishi Vigyan Kendras under Assam Agricultural University

Author(s):
NabanilTalukdar, Pabitra Kumar Das and Avijeet Borah
Abstract:
The present study was carried out to assess the role performance of Subject Matter Specialists (SMS) of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) under Assam Agricultural University. The Study was conducted in twenty three KVKs which are under Assam Agricultural University in the State of Assam. In order to measure the role performance quantitatively, role performance scale developed by Kumar and Kaur (2014) [5] was used. The findings revealed that majority (62.5%) of the respondents belonged to the age category of 33-44 years, followed by 21.25 per cent who belonged to 45-52 years category and 16.25 per cent who belonged to 29-32 years category. Majority (71.25%) of the respondents were M.Sc degree holders while others (28.75%) were Ph.D degree holders. Majority (58.75%) of the respondents had 4 to 7 years of service experience followed by 23.75 per cent respondents who had 8 to 14 years of service experience. A least number of respondents (17.50%) had only 2 to 3 years of service experience. Job activities carried out by SMSs, pertaining to front-line demonstration was ranked first with the mean index score of 82.35. This means that involvement of Subject Matter Specialists in this area was recorded more. Supporting activities (71.73) was ranked last which indicated less involvement of SMSs in this area. Overall role performance was medium as majority (68.75%) of the respondents fallen under this category followed by 16.25 per cent respondents who had low level of role performance. The least number of respondents (15.00%) had high level of role performance.
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How to cite this article:
NabanilTalukdar, Pabitra Kumar Das and Avijeet Borah. Role performance of subject matter specialists of Krishi Vigyan Kendras under Assam Agricultural University. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 810-812.

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