Comparative Analysis of Attitude of Agripreneurs towards Agri-clinics and Agribusiness Centres (ACABC) Scheme in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh

Santhosh Reddy Dumpala, Allan Thomas

Abstract


Agri-clinics and Agribusiness Centres (ACABC) scheme is a credit linked subsidy based scheme for setting up ‘agriventure’ by trained agricultural graduates launched by Government of India to strengthen public extension system, technology transfer and to augment employment in rural areas. The present study was conducted during the year 2017-19 in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh (AP) among the agripreneurs trained under ACABC scheme. The sample comprised 30 agripreneurs from each nodal training institute (NTI) in Kerala and AP.The purpose of the study was to assess the attitude of agripreneurs towards ACABC scheme. Majority of the agripreneurs from both Kerala and AP had medium level of attitude towards ACABC scheme.


Keywords


Agriclinics and Agribusiness Centres; Attitude; Agripreneurs; Kerala; Andhra Pradesh

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References


Chargotra, M. (2007). Evaluation Study of Agri- Clinic and Agri-Business Centres in Rajasthan. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, 171p.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2019.2.31.6274-6279

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