Attitude of Farmers towards Kisan Call Centres

Shely Mary Koshy, N Kishore Kumar

Abstract


The present study was conducted to measure the attitude of farmers in Kerala, India towards Kisan Call Centre (KCC). Kisan Call Centre provides free agricultural advisory services to every citizen involved in agriculture through a toll free number. One hundred and fifty farmers who have utilized the Kisan Call Centre service were selected from the database of KCC. The results showed that the respondents had moderately favourable attitude towards KCC followed by highly favourable attitude. The variables digital divide, temporal awareness on KCC, satisfaction towards KCC and utilization of KCC were found to have a positive correlation with the attitude of respondents towards KCC.


Keywords


Attitude; Kisan Call Centre;, Agricultural advisory service ; Kerala

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2016.4.28.5753-5759

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