Leaflets and Popular Articles - 80
Departmental Seminars Organized - 60
Faculty Lectures outside Department/College - 40
Radio talks - 15
National and International Conferences attend -40
Exhibitions: Submitted exhibits from time to time for various fairs like Holi fair, Shivratri fair Mandi, Baijnath, Kulu Dushehra and Kissan Mela and other fairs. Arranged several exhibitions at Department level, College level, University level and State level and organized several formal and non-formal training courses since inception.
Since its inception, the Department is engaged in different extension activities under the following heads:
I Extension Education Project
Participation of rural women in agricultural practices
· All India Coordinated Research Project on Rapid Improvement of Agricultural Technologies directed at Socio-Economic Upliftment of scheduled caste Households .
II Technology-wise dissemination
· Developed and disseminated Drudgery Reducing Technologies for rural women .
· Appropriate Household technologies like Janta water filter, Janta refrigerator, Solar cooker, Soakage pit, Hay Box, Smokeless Chulah, Organized Kitchen have been developed and demonstrated in extension programmes for transferring knowledge to the rural families.
· Improved technologies designed and tested based upon the anthropometric data of women in Himachal Pradesh .
Improved kilta (Back basket fitted with umbrella)
Tea leaves collecting/waist bag
Water proof dress
Fodder collector prototypes
Cutter and Fawra for cutting and uprooting
Bamboo Strip Smoothener
III Technologies disseminated:
Various extension-training camps organized
· Skill Development Trainings Gallery
Drudgery Reducing Household Technologies
Drudgery Reducing Farm and Allied Technologies.
Drudgery Reducing Technologies for Tea Plucking
Drinking Water Purification (Janta Water Filter)
Health, Hygiene and Sanitation Practices.
Use of Correct Posture in Household Tasks
IV Impact of work with reference to:
· Technological empowerment of rural women
· Adoption of drudgery reducing tools, techniques and technologies
· Work simplification kitchen tools for work simplification were popularized through extension camps on and off campus.
V Socioeconomic upliftment of rural masses of Himachal Pradesh: