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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 3676-3686
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.457


Utilization Pattern and Credibility upon Different Information Sources by the NFSM Beneficiaries and Non-Beneficiaries Farmers in Northern Hills Agro-Climatic Zone of Chhattisgarh
Akanksha Pandey* and H.K. Awasthi
Department of Agriculture Extension, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur-492012 (C.G.), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was undertaken in four districts of Northern hills Agro-climatic zone of Chhattisgarh to know the Utilization pattern and credibility upon different sources information sources by the NFSM beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries farmers. The beneficiary respondents had utilized and ranked I to the Cooperative society source of information and followed by Progressive farmer ranked II, RAEO’s/ Agriculture officers ranked III and further information sources. In case of Non-beneficiaries respondents utilized and ranked I to the Progressive farmer followed by Cooperative society ranked II, Television ranked III and further sources. In case of beneficiaries respondents data shows that most (52.60%) of respondents had medium level of information sources while, 25 per cent respondents had high level and 22.39 per cent had low level information respectively. Regarding Non-beneficiaries results shows that majority (61.45%) respondents had medium level of information sources followed by 21.87 per cent had low level and only 16.66 per cent had high level of information. Regarding beneficiaries results inferred that the RAEO’s/ Agriculture Officers (83.33%) is most highly credible information source for the respondents and majority (73.61%) of Non-beneficiaries respondents had credibility and ranked I to the Input dealers. Regarding beneficiary respondents had major credibility and ranked I to RAEO/ Agriculture officers and Non-beneficiaries had credibility and ranked I to the Input dealers.


Keywords: Utilization, Information level, Sources, Farmers, Chhattisgarh
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Akanksha Pandey and Awasthi, H.K. 2018. Utilization Pattern and Credibility upon Different Information Sources by the NFSM Beneficiaries and Non-Beneficiaries Farmers in Northern Hills Agro-Climatic Zone of Chhattisgarh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 3676-3686. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.457