Effectiveness of Home science Vocational Training Programmes imparted by KVKs (Krishi Vigyan Kendras)


  • Safia N Ebrahim Kerala Agricultural University
  • Girija V. Kerala University




KVK, Training programme, Effectiveness, Kerala


Vocational training programmes play a positive role in the empowerment of women. The present study was planned with a specific objective to study the effectiveness of vocational trainings in home science discipline as rated by women trainees of a Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK). Training effectiveness was evaluated on five levels, viz. coverage, utility, teaching quality, knowledge and skill acquired. It was found that a great majority of trainees had perceived training as moderately effective. Programme effectiveness scores did not differ significantly among the four training groups. Mass media exposure, information seeking behavior, attitude towards training and entrepreneurial behavior had significant relationship with training effectiveness.

Author Biography

Girija V., Kerala University

Professor (Retd), Government Womens College, Kerala University


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How to Cite

Ebrahim, S. N., & V., G. (2020). Effectiveness of Home science Vocational Training Programmes imparted by KVKs (Krishi Vigyan Kendras). Journal of Extension Education, 32(1). https://doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2020.1.32.6455-6462