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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(1): 2524-2531
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.901.287


ICTs Using Pattern of Women Farmers for Agricultural Information
Sunitha Nunavath1*, Sarah Kamala2 and R. Neela Rani1
1Department of Home science extension and communication management, College of Home Science, PJTSAU, Hyderabad, India
2EXTN–AICRP (Home Science), PJTSAU, Hyderabad, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

ICTs (Information and Communication Technology) usage in third world countries is playing a vital role for the enhancement of farmer’s business towards agriculture. Recently, communication through ICTs is considered very important in enhancing farmers’ access to better understand agricultural position. Farming communities appreciate ICTs as easy, fast and convenient way to communicate and get prompt answers of respective problems. Nowadays, the ICTs have generated an opportunity for the farmers specially to get the information about marketing and weather. Through this important technology, they directly keep in touch with market personals and offer their produce with reasonable prices. The use of mobile phones, televisions, radio, computer and internet also keeps them aware for weather forecast for agriculture input application like fertilizer and pesticides which might be affected by unforeseen disasters as communicated by metrological department. This device has given new direction and approach to farmers to communicate directly and share about recent advances with each other. The studies showed that ICTs have saved energy and time of farmers and ultimately improved their income. ICTs have provided an opportunity to the farmers to communicate directly with market brokers and customers for sell their product in good price. From the study, it was found that television is the most being popular means of communication among farm women used for dissemination of essential agricultural knowledge to them on a day to day basis.


Keywords: ICTs, Agricultural knowledge, Farm women, Information, Utilization
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Sunitha Nunavath, Sarah Kamala and Neela Rani, R.  2020. ICTs Using Pattern of Women Farmers for Agricultural Information.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(1): 2524-2531. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.901.287