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Views of Respondents on Privatization of Agricultural Extension Services with Respect to their Socio-Economic Profile

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 3)

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Page : 782-784

Keywords : Privatisation Socio-economic profile Views of respondents on privatization;

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The present study was conducted during the year 2018-2020 in Khordha district of Odisha to know the socio-economic profile of the respondents on prospects and problems of privatisation of agricultural extension services. The study reveals that majority (43.33 %) of the respondent of the age group of between 26-40 with having nuclear family (68.33 %) and with educational qualification up to high school (70 %). Majority (60 %) of the respondents having annual income up to 1 lakh and partially given irrigation facility to their crop field (46.67 %). Exposure to external agencies are confined to village level and contact with external agencies mostly depend on cooperative/SHGs (96.67 %) followed by local moneylenders (70 %). This study will find out the possibilities of privatizing agricultural service sector in the state of Odisha. This also helps to formulate the best alternative approach to public extension service.

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