Assessing the Information Communicatyion Technology (ICT) Knowledge Levels of the Moth Bean Growers in Churu District of Rajasthan, India
Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology,
Now a days new technologies introducing in agriculture and it reduce the role of man power. Globally, in this informative era, information, communication and technology (ICT) play vital roles in creating awareness about new innovations in every field of life, especially in agriculture. ICTs can make agriculture more innovative, attractive and productive occupation through providing latest useful information. In this study, ICTs is operationalized as the use of communication tools like, WhatsApp group, SMS, Telephone helpline to reach farmers. It saves money, time and efforts and reduces dependency on so many factors in the chain of extension. In this present study, majority of respondents were had medium level of knowledge regarding ICT.
- knowledge and technology
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