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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(11): 2547-2551
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.711.289


Attitude of Extension Field Functionaries towards Agriculture Technology Management Agency in Southern Karnataka
S. Shamshadunnisa*, G.M. Varadaraju, Mohd Riyaz and Tanweer Ahmed
Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru-560065, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) is a registered society which involves key stakeholders to perform agriculture activities for sustainable agricultural development at district level. ATMA is having linkage with all the line departments, research institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations and agencies associated with agriculture development in the district. The study was carried out during 2016-17 in six southern districts of Karnataka state to analyze the attitude of extension field functionaries towards ATMA. The total sample constituted 90 extension field functionaries from the selected districts namely Bengaluru Rural, Bengaluru Urban, Chickaballapura, Kolar, Tumakuru and Ramanagara. Ex post facto research design was employed for the study. Data were collected from the respondents using structured interview schedule. Attitude was measured using a scale consisting of 14 statements related to ATMA. Appropriate statistical tools like frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation were used for analysis of data. The results revealed that about 36.67 per cent of the extension field functionaries had more favourable attitude towards ATMA, while 35.33 per cent of them had least favourable attitude and the remaining 27.78 per cent of them had favourable attitude towards ATMA.


Keywords: Attitude, Extension field functionaries, ATMA
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Shamshadunnisa, S., G.M. Varadaraju, Mohd Riyaz and Tanweer Ahmed. 2018. Attitude of Extension Field Functionaries towards Agriculture Technology Management Agency in Southern Karnataka.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(11): 2547-2551. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.711.289