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Significant Achievements ||
New Initiatives and Future Programmes ||
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Hindi Version ||
The Directorate of Extension Education inherited its Farm
Advisory Service Scheme and Agro-vocational School from the Punjab Agricultural
University in 1966 when the College of Agriculture was established at Palampur.
With the establishment of Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya full fledged
Directorate of Extension Education was created in 1978. Since, the Directorate
of Extension Education has grown into Directorate at University Headquarter and
eight Krishi Vigyan Kendras located in eight districts of the state. Directorate
of Extension Education is the hub of whole extension activities of the State.
All extension programmes of the University are planned, organized and monitored
by the Directorate in close collaboration with different departments of the
constituent colleges of the University, different departments of the State
Govt., ICAR and other extension agencies.
The Directorate of
Extension Education shares the responsibility for planning, implementation and
coordination of various extension education programmes of all the departments of
four constituent colleges and research stations in close collaboration with the
State Departments of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and other
concerned departments and institutions. It conducts a large number of trainings
for farmers, livestock keepers, farm ladies, rural youth, etc. at main campus
and at its eight Krishi Vigyan Kendras (Farm Science Centres) at Bajaura,
Dhaulakuan, Hamirpur, Una, Mandi, Kangra, Berthin and Kukumseri. Agricultural
Technology Information Centre is serving as single window service to the
Due to the arduous
hard work during the past thirty three years in the University, the State has
traversed new paths of progress in the area of farming and it has become almost
self sufficient on the food front. Harvests have become plentiful and the
socio-economic status of the farming community has undergone a sea change.
Level Workshops on Kharif, Rabi and Vegetable Crops.
Resource Management Trainings.
Pasture Management Trainings.
Level Trainings on Rabbitry & Bee-keeping and Training on Soil Testing,
Biogas and Fisheries.
Farmers Education & Trainings
custom hiring, setting of service centres, vocational trainings for
entrepreneurs on scientific vegetable cultivation, repair and maintenance of
agril. equipments, Bee-keeping, Mushroom production, fruits and vegetables
preservation, dairy farming, poultry farming, vermicomposting.
Home Science and homestead vocations.
of uromol bricks, mineral mixture for balanced feed for milch animals
Farm Advisory Service
Demonstrations, Mini kit Trials, On-Farm trials, Kisan Melas, Field Days,
Field Trips, Village adoption, veterinary clinical camps, farms and home
Visit, Front Line Demonstrations.
Farm Information and Communication Service
: Package of Practices for different crops and other publications
Electronic and Print Media, Fortnightly Advice to the farmers
Phone-in Service through Doordarshan
Calls through ATIC
for Monitoring Kisan Calls Centre 1800-180-1551
HIGHLIGHT MONTHLY REPORT
for Revival of Brinjal cultivation in bacterial wilt prone areas of Kangra
Popularization of Vermi –Culture/Compost
Ginger Crop in Sirmaur District
for shifting towards Organic Production of Vegetables
of vegetables under polyhouse conditions
vegetable seedlings under protected structures
Diversification for high value cash crops in Irrigated as well as Rainfed
Technology Information Centre (ATIC)
of NAIP project
and Future Programmes
HIGHLIGHT THE VISION OF THE SCIENTISTS
Coordination with Doordarshan Kendra Shimla:
SCIENTIST ONE TECHNOLOGY ONE VILLAGE:
WINDOWS FOR SOUNDNESS OF TECHNOLOGY (SWST PROGRAMME):
Pre and Post
Evaluation of the Trainees :
FOR THE HINDI VERSION
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