Training Impact Assessment: Evaluating PAMETI's Programs for Punjab's Extension Personnel

Jyotishree Anshuman *

Department of Agricultural Extension Education, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (Odisha), India.

Rupinder Kaur

Directorate of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University (Punjab), India.

Vipan kumar Rampal

KVK, Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), India.

Shreya Kar

Department of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University (Punjab), India.

Badigi Pavan Naik

Department of Agricultural Extension Education, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (Odisha), India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The study was undertaken with the objective of finding the level of effectiveness of the training programmes for extension personnel. The sample consists of trainees from various competency development training programmes organised by Punjab Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (PAMETI) in 2017–2018. In total 5 trainings and 24 trainees from each trainings were selected by purposive and random sampling respectively. Thus, a sample of 120 trainees from PAMETI, Ludhiana were taken for the study. Most of the trainees belonged to the high category of ‘applicability and utility’, ‘knowledge, attitude and skill’ and conviction of the training programmes whereas most belonged to medium category of relevance, timeliness and ‘improvement in job performance and satisfaction’ of training programmes. It was found that average training effectiveness index is highest for applicability and utility of the training programmes whereas lowest for job performance and satisfaction. Most of the trainees perceived to lie in the medium category of the overall training effectiveness index followed by high and low category.

Keywords: Training effectiveness, training programmes, extension personnel, PAMETI


How to Cite

Anshuman , J., Kaur , R., Rampal , V. kumar, Kar , S., & Naik , B. P. (2024). Training Impact Assessment: Evaluating PAMETI’s Programs for Punjab’s Extension Personnel. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 42(6), 46–52. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajaees/2024/v42i62461

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