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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(7): 171-176
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.021


Utility Perception and Its Relationship with Profile Characteristics of the Users of Kisan Mobile Advisory Service (KMAS)
M.B. Shinde*, D.D. Suradkar and P.T. Shinde
Department of Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Latur, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani-431402 (M.S.), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was conducted in Latur district of Marathwada region. Population for the study comprised of respondents who were subscriber of Kisan Mobile Advisory Service in Latur district. From latur district Latur, Ausa and Renapur tahsils were selected purposively because more number of farmers in these tahsils were using KMAS. Proportionate sampling method used in selection of respondents, thus total sample size was one hundred and twenty respondents which who are subscribers of KMAS. One shot case study method of ex-post-facto research design was adopted for this study. Data was coded, tabulated, analysed and interpreted using suitable statistical parameters. The results showed that most of the users (70.84%) had medium utility perception and independent variables like farming experience, education, cropping pattern, extension contacts, mass media utilization, decision making ability, economic motivation, innovative proneness, cosmopoliteness had positive and significant relationship with utility perception. Whereas land holding and annual income were do not showed significant relationship with utility perception.


Keywords: Utility perception, KMAS, KVK
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Shinde, M.B., D.D. Suradkar and Shinde, P.T. 2019. Utility Perception and Its Relationship with Profile Characteristics of the Users of Kisan Mobile Advisory Service (KMAS).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(7): 171-176. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.021