PAPER ID:IJIM/V.2(XII)/97-101/15

AUTHOR: Rajiv

TITLE :INFORMATION NEEDS OF FARMERS, PEOPLE REPRESENTATIVES AND RURAL DWELLERS IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES: A STUDY OF REVIEW LITERATURE

ABSTRACT:Twenty five studies has been reviewed on information needs and information used during 1989-2017. This study presented the information needs of the Farmers, People representatives and rural dwellers in different countries and relates to the wider literature to establish. It shows that Farmers, People representatives and rural dwellers appear to have differed basic information needs for task as their area counterparts. These three groups rely on colleagues, magazines, newspapers, mobile phones and personal libraries as vital sources of information. In the present time received the information by the Farmers; People representatives and rural dwellers tend to make more use of e-devices; journals and they ask questions; a difference that correlates with geographical and demographic factors rather than 1990s.

KEYWORDS: Information Needs, Farmers, MLAs, MPs, People representatives, Rural Dwellers

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