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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:12, December, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(12): 1475-1481

Impact of Value Addition Training Programmes of KVK in Kolar District, Karnataka
Jayalaxmi Pawar*, A. M. Rajesh, P. Pushpa, G. S. Chikkanna,K. Tulasiram and D. S. Ambika
Agril.Extension, College of Horticulture, Kolar, India
*Corresponding author

Value addition in agriculture and horticulture has increased the opportunities for employment, financial stability and opportunities for small farms and enterprises. Therefore the present study is carried out to know the impact of value addition training programmes on farm families. The study explored, to what extent the training programme of value addition had been changing participants’ perceived knowledge, acquisition of skills and adoption level. Likert-type scales were used to assess the knowledge gained, skills acquired and some of the case studies are reported. The findings of the study concluded that value addition training of KVK have brought a considerable positive impact on the beneficiaries in terms of perceived knowledge, skills acquired and adoption level. Therefore this study may be helpful in developing or planning future value added training programme in such a way that is conducive to farm women, SHGs. To increase the level of adoption, beneficiaries needs to be provided credit with a minimum interest rate and generating market at the root level by the government and number of follow up activities should be carried out.

Keywords: KVK, Value addition, SHGs

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Jayalaxmi Pawar, A. M. Rajesh, P. Pushpa, G. S. Chikkanna, K. Tulasiram and Ambika, D. S. 2020. Impact of Value Addition Training Programmes of KVK in Kolar District, KarnatakaInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 1475-1481. doi:
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