Niberto Sangma, Pallabi Das and Pallabi Bora
The present study was undertaken to ascertain the relationship between training effectiveness in terms of perceived usefulness, knowledge gained and skill developed with socio personal, professional and psychological characteristics of the trainees attending training programmes conducted by five KVKs of Upper Brahmaputra Valley Zone of Assam. A total number of 125 respondents were selected using random sampling technique. The data were collected by means of personal interview schedule. The findings revealed that majority (82.40 %) of the respondents have medium level of achievement motivation. The result obtained from the study revealed that size of operational land holding, annual income, extension contact and achievement motivation had a significant and positive relationship with usefulness of training programmes. It was found that age, size of operational land holding, annual income, extension contact and achievement motivation of the respondents has significant relationship with the knowledge gained from the training programme. Moreover, age, size of family annual income, extension contact and achievement motivation of the respondents had positive significant relationship with skill developed from the training programme
Keyword: Effectiveness; Training programmes; KVK; Perceived usefulness; Knowledge gained; Skill developed.