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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(5): 1146-1150
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.125


Access and Availability of ICT Tools Used by Farmers for Crop Practice in Bihar, India
Shreya Anand, Satya Prakash*, A.K. Singh and Sudhamini Yedida
Department of Extension Education, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar-848125
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

In India in recent years have led to widespread capacity for dissemination of knowledge and information to the rural community. However, rural population in our country still have issues in accessing essential information in the forms they’ll perceive so as to form timely decisions for better farming. In previous couple of years innovative ideas came in to existence. Indian farming community is at present facing multitude of problems to maximize crop productivity. The use of information is wide and multifarious. So, the study was conducted to assess the opportunity for using ICT. The present study was carried out in two district of Bihar state i.e. Samastipur and Katihar, in four villages. In total 100 respondents viz., 50 farmers from each district, 50 farmers from each block and 25 farmers from each village were selected for present study. Availability of mobile among the farmers was high followed by television, FM/Radio, internet, Whatsapp. Others like Video conferencing, Facebook, You tube, e-book/e-magazine, kisan help line, Personal computer/laptop, e-mail, Web portals (Internet) and CD/DVD available/access by the farmers.


Keywords: Accessibility, Availability, Information and Communication Technology
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Shreya Anand, Satya Prakash, A.K. Singh and Sudhamini Yedida. 2020. Access and Availability of ICT Tools Used by Farmers for Crop Practice in Bihar, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(5): 1146-1150. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.125