Feedback Mechanism for Sustainable Agricultural Extension
Singh, Shyam Ranjan Kumar & Jha, Sujeet Kumar
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Book ID : 29921
ISBN-10 : 81-7019-437-7 / 8170194377
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7019-437-8 / 9788170194378
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Language : English
xiii, 154p., Tables, Bib., 25 cm.
CONTENTS:- I. Indian agricultural extension system: 1. Indian agricultural and extension. 2. Extension, extension education and agricultural extension. 3. Extension strategies for sustainable agriculture. II. Basic concept of feedback: 4. Meaning and nature of feedback. 5. Global scenario of feedback researches. 6. Techniques for feedback data collection. 7. Feedback presentations and meetings. 8. Feedback designs for extension. 9. Effectiveness and emerging issues in feedback process. III. Feedback research on CKMM: 10. Importance of CKMM in dairying. 11. Methodology. 12. Results and discussions. 13. Conclusion and recommendation.
Agricultural extension is the backbone for rapid rural development through profitable agriculture especially to the rural poor in the developing world. In such situation, extension workers play a vital role in educating farmers to produce better crops and gain more income from farming. The very success of extension programmers depends upon its capability to cater the needs of rural people. It has been observed that several technologies demonstrated and adopted by the beneficiaries could not last longer after withdrawal of the said programmers. This may be due to improper feedback apropos programmes and/or lack of interest on the part of the beneficiaries. In fact, regular feedback from clientele regarding functioning of the programmes offers an opportunity to the planners and implementers for required functioning of the programmes offers and opportunity to the planners and implementers for required modifications will on time and implementers for required modifications well on time and accordance with the aspiration of the programmes at larger scale. The book explains the concurrent situation of agricultural extension system in India along with new extension approaches for further use. In addition, it elaborates the conceptual background of feedback mechanism with suitable examples. This book also throws light on conducting researches on feedback in extension perspective. The book will be very useful to policy makers, teachers, planners, researchers, agriculturists, NGO personnel and all those engaged in rural development through agriculture and allied sectors. Besides, scholars aspiring for ARS, SRF, JRF and NET can also refer this book.