A STUDY ON FARMERS’ SATISFACTION WITH DELIVERY OF VETERINARY SERVICES

DOI: 10.5958/j.0976-0555.48.1.014    | Article Id: B-2514 | Page : 67-70
Citation :- A STUDY ON FARMERS’ SATISFACTION WITH DELIVERY OF VETERINARY SERVICES.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2014.(48):67-70
Subhash Chand*, B.S. Meena and Hukum Chandra Verma dryadavsubhash@gmail.com
Address : Division of Dairy Extension, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal - 132001, India

Abstract

A study was purposively conducted following exploratory research design in Alwar district of Rajasthan to assess the satisfaction of the farmers about delivery of veterinary services, provided by department of animal husbandry. The department of animal husbandry deals with welfare of livestock and is responsible for matters related to livestock production, preservation, protection and improvement of stocks, and dairy development. Information was collected with the help of pretested and well structured interview schedule from 150 farmers, who had at least one milch animal at the time of investigation. Large proportion of farmers (38.66%) had medium level of satisfaction with provided veterinary services. Farmers were found ‘very satisfied’ with reliability of treatment, information about disease outbreak and vaccination of animal whereas ‘dissatisfied’ with in-time availability of services at village level, awareness campaign and post-mortem of dead animal. There was significant difference in satisfaction level of farmers regarding various services provided by department of animal husbandry.

Keywords

Farmers Satisfaction Veterinary services.

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