Assessing the Effectiveness of Agricultural based Entrepreneurship Development Programmes at RUDSETI
Harshida K. S.1, Archana Bhasi2

1Harshida K S, Student, MBA Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
2Archana Bhasi, Student, MBA Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Manuscript received on February 12, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on February 21, 2020. | Manuscript published on March 30, 2020. | PP: 463-467 | Volume-8 Issue-6, March 2020. | Retrieval Number: F7392038620/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.F7392.038620

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Abstract: On the rural side, it appears that the job potential in the agricultural economy has reached saturation level that leads to large-scale migration of workforce from rural to urban areas adding woes and strain to over-stressed civic infrastructure. Millions of unemployed young people, especially those from rural and semi-urban backgrounds who have not been able to access higher/professional education but who are oriented towards white-collar jobs, is driven to despair because they cannot find a job. It calls for the need for entrepreneurial ventures among the unemployed youth to encourage self-employment. In this context, this study aims at understanding the impact of Agricultural Employment Development Programmes offered by RUDSETI. Moreover, the study analyses how RUDSETI was able to motivate, instil technical knowledge, management skills, resource management, and handhold trainees even after starting their own agricultural business. For the study, the purposive sampling method was applied to collect the primary data from the trainees at RUDSETI. Descriptive method of research was adopted. The result of study states that training programme was key factor to start and successful running of their business. The hypothesis testing also proved positive that RUDSETI is acting as a catalyst towards growth and sustaining of the Agricultural sector.
Keywords: Agribusiness, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes, Training
Scope of the Article: Agricultural Informatics and Communication.