Role of raitha samparka kendrasfor the development of agriculture sector in Karnataka

Punithkumar, L.M. and Vagdevi, H.S (2016) Role of raitha samparka kendrasfor the development of agriculture sector in Karnataka. Journal of Media and Social Development, 4 (3). pp. 69-79. ISSN 2320-8244

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Agriculture is a way of life and not mere an economic activity in theIndian sub continent. Agriculture and allied activity is also the majorsource of employment generation in India as well as Karnataka.Therefore, government has taken several programmes to developagricultural sector. One of the important programmes of Agriculturedepartment of Government of Karnataka is Raitha Samparka Kendrasthat provide information to the farmers related to agriculture and alliedsector. The main objective of this study is to review the RSK interventionin the development of agricultural sector. The study is based onsecondary data. The data is collected from the department of agricultureand cooperation in Karnataka and various published journals. Thisstudy tries to outline the working of Raitha Samparka Kendra (Farmer’sCommunication Centre) and come up with suggestions to strengtheningits working. The study believes that, it is imperative to provide relevantinformation continuously to farmers at grassroots level by establishingcentres at gram panchayat (village governance) level.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: RSK, Information Dissemination, Agriculture, Karnataka
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Journalism and Mass Media Communication
Divisions: Department of > Journalism and Mass Communication
Depositing User: Dr Raju C
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2021 09:55
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2021 09:55

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