27Feb 2023


  • Head & Divisional Librarian Government Divisional Public Library Kota Rajasthan India.
  • PhD Research Scholar Carrier Point University Kota Rajasthan India.
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This paper is all about the public library digital initiative for farmers with much emphasis onthe concept of digital library, digital library services, advantages of digital library, disadvantages of digital library, use of digital library, digital technologies in agriculture and rural area, condition for digital transformation, challenges, conclusion and recommendations.It was found that Public Libraries so far done nothing for the farmers who have been potential users of Public Libraries. Library timings do not suit the farmers. So, Public Libraries should take immediate initiatives to reboot its importance among the rural communities. Public Library should plan to start to provide above mentioned services without any delay. In addition to these services some new and innovative technology-based services like, Computer literacy for farmers, Webinars for farmers, SMS alert on new issues like crop diseases and plant protection in local language etc., should be started.

[Deepak Kumar Shrivastava and Shuaibu Danbaba (2023); DIGITAL INITIATIVE FOR FARMERS: REBOOTING PUBLIC LIBRARIES Int. J. of Adv. Res. 11 (Feb). 697-704] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Dr Deepak Kumar Shrivastava
Head & Divisional Public Librarian


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/16301      
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/16301