Impact of vocational training programmes on “mushroom cultivation for self employment” in District Ambala, Haryana, India

Impact of vocational training programmes on “mushroom cultivation for self employment” in District Ambala, Haryana, India

Author: 
Rupesh Kumar Arora
Abstract: 

The present study were conducted to ascertain the Impact of Vocational Training programme on Mushroom Cultivation for Self Employment for the establishment of mushroom units and adoption (%) rate of the mushroom farming among the trainees who acquired trainings from the Krishi Vigyan Kendra(Tepla) Ambala, Haryana during 2010-2013. The numbers of mushroom units established were also increased progressively from 6 to 22. The adoption rates were increased from 9.83 per cent to 42.30 per cent. The facilities provided in KVK also plays the remarkable role among the farmers as the total number(493) of diseased samples including diseased mushroom samples analyzed in Basic Plant health Diagnostic Facility/lab in last 4 years and subsequently increased year wise and nowadays, farmers are more responding to the recommendations given to him. The mass media i.e. Newspaper played the significant role in facilitating the information regarding imparting of On-Campus vocational training as per the feedback from the mushroom trainees.

Paper No: 
095