Observation of Contact Farmers on Rural Agricultural Work Experience Programme

R.K. Singh and S.K.Tyagi


It is confined from the study that as high as 59.09 percent of contact farmers observation the Rural Agricultural Work Experience Programme (RAWEP) as useful and 27.27 percent as more useful. Enhancement of knowledge of crops/enterprises and skill development in preparation value added products were perceived as the benefits of RAWEP by the majority of contact farmers. Further, majority of contact farmers perceived videos and presentation with projectors were not used in all training programmes, less number of demonstration, use of more technical word by students, less number of training programmes, use of more English words by students as the limitations of the RAWEP. The majority of contact farmers suggested for more use of videos and projector presentation in training programmes, more use of common and local words by students, more number of demonstrations to be conducted, less use of English words by students, less use of technical words of students, give more publicity to make RAWEP more effective

Keyword: Farmers observation; Rural

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