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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:1, January, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(1): 3067-3082

Training Need Assessment of Tasar Silkworm Rearing Farmers in Chhattisgarh
Kedar Nath Yadaw1* and M. L. Sharma2
1Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Balod, India
2Department of Agricultural Extension, IGKV Raipur (C.G.), India
*Corresponding author

The present study was conducted in 18 selected villages from the Raigarh and Korba districts of Chhattisgarh with 270 randomly selected sericulturists to assess the training need towards improved tasar silkworm rearing practices. The data were collected personally from sericulturists by using pre-tested and well structured interview schedule. The collected data were analyzed by using suitable statistical tools. The results of this study revealed that majority (61.85%) of the respondents had not attended training programme whereas, 38.15 per cent of the respondents had attended training programme related to tasar silk cultivation. The training need of sericulturists was observed in to two specific areas which contribution of host plant cultivation and rearing practices of silkworm. According the findings shows that majority of the respondents perceived to get trained about plant protection with a mean score of 2.41. Regarding rearing practices of silkworm the findings reveals that majority of the farmers were interested to attend the training programme related to processing of cocoons with a mean score of 2.60 followed by management of diseases and insect pest with mean score 2.55. The extent of training need also computed which indicates that 38.89 per cent respondents extremely needed the training programme of improved tasar silk cultivation practices followed by 30.74 per cent respondents most need the training. While 15.92 per cent sericulturists having little need of training about improved practices of silkworm rearing. Drastically about 14 per cent of the respondents were not shown any interest for attending the training programme on the tasar silk production technology. In this way it is required to organized strategic training programmes for aspirant’s tasar silkworm rearing farmers for increasing it productivity and profitability.    

Keywords: Need assessment, Training needs, Silkworm rearing farmers, Tasar silkworm rearing, Chhattisgarh

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Kedar Nath Yadaw and Sharma, M. L. 2021. Training Need Assessment of Tasar Silkworm Rearing Farmers in Chhattisgarh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(1): 3067-3082. doi:
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