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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(3): 2265-2277
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.903.257


Personal, Psychological Situational and Communicational Profile of the Gram Cultivators in Hamirpur District of UttarPradesh, India
Vikas Bajpai* and Anindita Saha
Department of Agricultural Extension, Institute of Agriculture, (PSB) Sriniketan, Visva-Bharati University, Bolpur - 731236
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study conducted in Hamirpur district of Uttar-Pradesh. The investigation was carried out Personal, psychological situational and communicational profile of the gram cultivators. The findings revealed that nearly (66%) percentage of gram cultivators belonged to middle age and (33.3 %) percentage of gram cultivators belonged to old age category. Majority of gram cultivators were in medium educational level in general and same trend was found in all the three categories. The average land holdings of small, medium and big gram cultivators were 21, 31, and more than 58 acres, respectively. The land holdings of gram cultivators ranged between 15 - 113 acres. The average income of small gram holders is about Rs.1.00 lakh, while large land holders it is around Rs.5.00 lakhs. Majority had medium farming experience and equal per cent of gram cultivators had low and high gram farming experience. Majority (51%) had low level of mass media participation and 39 per cent had medium and only 10 per cent had high level of mass media participation. 46.50 per cent of gram cultivators followed by high and medium level of organizational participation almost equal per cent of farmers belonged to high (36.00%) and low (35.00%) level of extension contact while 29 per cent to medium level of extension contact. Thirty-nine percentages of farmers had high extension participation followed by medium (36%) and low (24.50%) extension participation and 44.50 of gram cultivators were found in medium level of scientific orientation. 50 per cent of big gram cultivators possessed low achievement motivation and nearly equal percentage of medium and small gram cultivators belonged to medium to high level of achievement motivation. In case of big cultivators 35 per cent had high level of achievement motivation.


Keywords: gram cultivators, Socio-personal, communication, psychological
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Vikas Bajpai and Anindita Saha. 2020. Personal, Psychological Situational and Communicational Profile of the Gram Cultivators in Hamirpur District of Uttar-Pradesh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(3): 2265-2277. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.903.257