1. It is a process of systematically drawing upon experience as a media of making future efforts more effective.
2. Programme evaluation is the determination of the extent to which the desired objectives have been attained or the amount of movement that has been attained or the amount of movement that has been made in the desired direction.
3. Evaluation is the process of delineating, obtaining and providing useful information for judging decision alternative.
Types of evaluation
1. Self evaluation: This is to be carried out by every worker as a matter of routline. This requires the self critical attitude, which is so essential for extension work.
2. Internal evaluation: Evaluation carried to by the agency responsible for the planning and implementation of the programme. Some of the other methods for internal evaluation are systematic use of diaries and reports of workers, planned visits of staff members to work spots.
3. External evaluation: Evaluation conducted by a person or a committee outside the area of operation.
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