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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(9): 2991-2997
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.367


Mushroom Production for Self Employment – An Impact Study
R. Nagaraj, P. Arunkumar*, B.C. Hanumanthaswamy and Jyoti M. Rathod
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, UAHS, Shivamogga-577204 Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted to ascertain the Impact of Vocational Training programme on knowledge about mushroom production for Self-employment at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Shivamogga district of Karnataka. The study revealed that exposure to training had increased the knowledge of farmers, farm women and youths regarding all the subcomponents of mushroom production. The study further interred those respondents after exposure training acquired knowledge regarding mushroom production. It was observed that 71.43 per cent of the trainees were deviating knowledge on types of mushroom after training. It was revealed that 74.29 per cent of the trainees were deviating knowledge on mushroom recipes after training. It may therefore, be concluded that trainees succeeded in acquiring knowledge after exposure to training on mushroom production. Thus, it can be inferred that exposure to training had increased the knowledge of respondents regarding all the sub-components of mushroom production. The mass media i.e. Newspaper and messages through mobiles played the significant role in facilitating the information regarding imparting of On-Campus vocational training as per the feedback from the mushroom trainees. The overall perception level of respondents was found to be changed after the training


Keywords: Mushroom, Production, Self-employment, Exposure.
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Nagaraj, R., P. Arunkumar, B.C. Hanumanthaswamy and Jyoti M. Rathod. 2017. Mushroom Production for Self Employment – An Impact Study.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(9): 2991-2997. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.367