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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(6): 724-727
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.085


Suggestions of the Extension Educationists to Popularize Mobile Technology to Transfer Agricultural Information
A.P. Shukla1* and N.B. Chauhan2
1Sardar Patel Agricultural Educational Museum, Anand Agricultural University, Anand- 388110, India 2Department of Extension Education, B.A.C.A., Anand Agricultural University, Anand- 388110, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was conducted on a random sample of 150 extension educationists working at State Agricultural Universities of Gujarat State to know the suggestions given by them to popularize mobile technology to transfer agricultural information. The data were collected by personal contacts. Major suggestions offered by the extension educationists to popularize mobile technology to transfer agricultural information were in descending order of rank of importance were Information should be made available in understandable local language, Nonstop accessible network facilities should be made available in rural areas, Government should establish special department for sustainable applications of mobile service for the development of farmers, Area specific services should be given, Regular planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation should be done to update information, Try to make services as easy as possible so that more number of farmers can use it, Low cost smart phone with good software facility should be made available to the practicing farmers, Nonstop accessible electric facilities should be made available in rural areas, Farmers problems in using mobile for information should be identified and solved, Efforts should be made to motivate farmers to use mobile for information, Efforts should be made to make mobile service farmers friendly.


Keywords: Mobile, Transfer of Technology, Suggestions
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Shukla, A.P. and Chauhan, N.B. 2017. Suggestions of the Extension Educationists to Popularize Mobile Technology to Transfer Agricultural Information.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(6): 724-727. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.085