Scale Construction for Measuring the Attitude towards Participatory Irrigation Management Approach

Kadiri Mohan and P. Rameshkumar Reddy


The present study aimed at developing an attitude scale to measure the attitude of the farmers towards Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) approach. Likert’s Summated Rating Scale Technique was followed for development of the scale. The validity of the scale was examined with the help of face and content validity. Test retest method was followed for testing reliability of the scale and reliability co-efficient was 0.76. Hence, the scale is reliable and can produce consistent results. The scale so developed finally consists of 24 statements including 13 positive and 11negative statements

Keyword: Attitude; Participatory i

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