International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 10, Issue 2 (2022)
ICT: An empowerment tool for farm women in agriculture and allied areas
Author(s): Kanta Sabharwal, Candy Tandon and Beena Yadav
Abstract: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) act as an instrument for progress and development which has been widely recognized in this ‘Global Information age’ and it has been witnessed that people with all walks of life are being influenced by the IT sector directly or indirectly. Among other ICTs, mobile telephony has emerged as the technology of choice of the majority of the urban and rural masses. ICT enables vital information flows by linking rural agricultural communities to the internet, both in terms of accessing information and providing local content. Education and training on functioning of different ICT tools can plays an important role in awakening masses about latest technical know-how so that they can get abundant information within required time to improve agriculture and allied sectors. Considering these facts, study was carried out with the objectives to impart training on selected ICT tools related to agriculture and allied areas and study the impact of intervention programme on empowerment of farm women. Results revealed that after exposed to training 55.00 percent of the respondents had attained complete knowledge about mobile functioning, social media (45.00%) and utility services of internet 40.00 percent. while at post intervention stage 45.00 percent of the respondents had attained high level knowledge about different aspects of selected ICT tool and mean knowledge score was observed significantly higher as the computed value of ‘t’ 4.15 was significant at 5 percent probability level.
Pages: 101-104 | 78 Views 12 Downloads
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Kanta Sabharwal, Candy Tandon, Beena Yadav. ICT: An empowerment tool for farm women in agriculture and allied areas. Int J Chem Stud 2022;10(2):101-104.