Effectiveness of On-Campus Training Programme on Knowledge Enhancement of Extension Functionaries Regarding Reproductive Management

Diksha Patel, Manvendra Singh, Shyam Singh, Pragya Ojha, Manjul Pandey, S.C. Singh and N.K. Singh


This study was conducted at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Banda, Uttar Pradesh. Three days on-campus training programme entitled “Reproductive management of dairy animals for enhancing profitability of farmers” was conducted in 9-11 July, 2018. Total 26 A.I. technicians from BAIF Development Research Foundation working in Banda district; have been participated in the training programme. All the respondents were male and already undergone training programme. Majority of respondent were middle age (53.85%) having qualifications up to graduation (46.15%). 65.38 per cent of respondent were having low level of knowledge regarding reproductive management of dairy animals. Effectiveness of training programme was assessed through knowledge gain and pre-post score of participants on reproductive management. The knowledge gain was highest in case of heat detection (19.58%) followed by feeding management aspect (17.79%), health care and management (17.28%) and method of breeding (16.52%) respectively. Therefore it could be concluded that the training programme organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Banda was found effective in disseminating the information regarding reproductive management of dairy animals.

Keyword: Reproductive management; A.I. technicians; Training programme; Knowledge gain;

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