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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(4): 370-374
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.604.041


Knowledge and Attitude of the Farmers towards Sprinkler Irrigation System in Raikia Block of Kandhamal District of Odisha
D.V. Singh1* and Nidhi Sinha2
1Senior Scientist & Head, KVK, Kandhamal, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, India 2Scientist, (Home Science), KVK, Gaya, BAU Sabour, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Sprinkler irrigation is still in its infancy in India and there is a need to make it popular among the farmers. Even though there is a phenomenal growth in the area under sprinkler irrigation, a lot of work is still to be done to explain and convince the farmers, especially those in the dry land area about the high potentialities of this new system. The present study was conducted in Rakia block of Kandhamal district in Odisha, which was selected purposively. The data were collected through pre-tested schedule for 120 respondents selected randomly. The collected data were tabulated, analyzed and interpreted with the help of appropriate statistical tools. Majority of farmers (56.67 %) were found having medium level of knowledge and attitude (58.33 %) towards sprinkler irrigation system. Education and annual income was found positive and significant correlation with their knowledge of sprinkler irrigation system. Education had positive and significant association with their attitude towards sprinkler irrigation system.


Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, Sprinkler irrigation system
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Singh, D.V. and Nidhi Sinha. 2017. Knowledge and Attitude of the Farmers towards Sprinkler Irrigation System in Raikia Block of Kandhamal District of Odisha.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(4): 370-374. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.604.041