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  • Constraints in the utilization of information and communication technology by arable extension service in India.

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    Author(s) : Singh, M. K.

    Author Affiliation : Research Scholar, Dairy Extension Division, NDRI, Karnal 132 001, Haryana, India.

    Author Email : manishkumarsingh785@yahoo.in

    Journal article : Environment and Ecology 2013 Vol.31 No.3A pp.1414-1418 ref.14

    Abstract : 'ICT in agriculture' is an emerging field focusing on the enhancement of agricultural and rural development in IndiaindiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    . It involves innovative applications using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the rural domain. The advancements in ICT can be utilized for providing accurate, timely, relevant information and services to the cottars, thereby facilitating an environment for more profitable agriculture. About 65% of Indian population survive in rural areas and they have very limited access to information. ICT can bring about pivotal changes to the living conditions of rural population and in this regard, arable extensionextensionSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    plays an crucial role. Arable extension faces several impugnes in using the ICT in India. This study was conducted to identify the constraintsconstraintsSubject Category: Properties
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    in application of ICT by extension service in India. A questionnaire was developed and data collected from 185 extension specialists. The ordinal factor analysis was used and the results evince the classification of the impugnes into six latent variables. The variables were assorted in organizational, technical, social, financial, regulatory and human factors.

    ISSN : 0970-0420

    Record Number : 20133416448

    Publisher : MKK Publication

    Location of publication : Kolkata

    Country of publication : India

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Descriptor(s) : arable farmingarable farmingSubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , constraintsconstraintsSubject Category: Properties
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    , extensionextensionSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , information technologyinformation technologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , socioeconomicssocioeconomicsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , telecommunicationstelecommunicationsSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    Identifier(s) : advisory services, extension activities, socioeconomic aspects

    Geographical Location(s) : IndiaindiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : Commonwealth of Nationscommonwealth of nationsSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Developing Countriesdeveloping countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , South Asiasouth asiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , AsiaasiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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