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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(12): 2509-2513
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.298


Knowledge of Farmers Regarding Information and Communication Technology
Department of Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Nagpur, India
Department of Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Nagpur, India
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Abstract:

ICT stands for Information and Communication Technology which can be broadly explained as technologies that facilitate communication, processing and transmission of information by electronic means, it can be considered as term that includes the use of any device from mobile phones& computer to ATMs. The present study on Attitude of farmers towards Information and Communication technology in Wardha district of Maharashtra state with a sample size of 120 farmers selected from 10 different villages of two tahsils. Vast majority of the selected respondents for the respective study had knowledge about Information and communication technology, As it is observed that 100 per cent respondents said Yes to the statement do you get agriculture information from television followed by 99.16 per cent of them said Yes to the statement Do you get agriculture information in mobile and majority of them said No the statement Documentaries, CDs/DVDs etc. provide you detailed information with clear audio and video. In overall majority of them 52.50 per cent of them were under medium category of knowledge about ICT.


Keywords: Knowledge, Information and Communication technology
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Sriker Reddy, G., S. L. Deotale and Mane, S. D. 2020. Knowledge of Farmers Regarding Information and Communication Technology.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 2509-2513. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.298