Directorate of Extension Education

Director's Message

The extension education activities enable the university to directly reach and serve our main clients, i.e. the farmers of the state. The Directorate of Extension Education is responsible for coordinating all extension services to the farmers and field level extension functionaries of state development Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry etc. through various programmes and activities at headquarter as well as through eight KVKs established in different district of the state. Besides organizing state level Agricultural Officers Workshop for Kharif, Rabi and Vegetable crops; the directorate have taken numerous new initiatives viz. Model Training Courses (MTCs) for field extension functionaries, signed MOUs with institutions like ICAR, NABARD, SJVN, ATMA, etc. for technology transfer; and skill development trainings sponsored under ASCI (Agricultural Skill Council of India). Various extension activities ak KVKs involve organization of Field days, celebration of Special days, Kisan Melas/ Kisan Goshthis, Crop Seminars, Exhibitions, Exposure visits, Radio Talks, TV Telecast, Film Shows etc. for the benefit of its stakeholders.

Our Initiatives

  • Organize Model Training Courses (MTCs) for field extension functionaries
  • Skill development trainings sponsored under ASCI (Agricultural Skill Council of India) to improve/ enhance agri-entrepreneurship
  • Signed MOUs with institutions like ICAR, NABARD, SJVN, ATMA, etc. for technology transfer
  • Farmer-Scientist Interaction Programmes
  • Referral services in the fields of soil, plant and animal health.
  • Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav programme at district level (11 teams of scientists comprising of 42 scientists covering 15 villages)

Our Proud Krishi Ambassadors

Educational Museum

Educational Museum was established in the year 1985. The aim to establish the educational museum is to have display of teaching, research and extension for the development of peasantry in integrated manner. The research information generated by the scientists in the University, assessed and refined in different agro-climatic zones and thereafter transferred to the farmers of the Pradesh has been nicely displayed through useful, interesting, interactive, attractive and impact making exhibits. It is located behind the University Library. It is a special attraction for the University visitors as it is the mirror of the University activities under single roof. It depicts the activities of different departments of the constituent colleges and Directorate of Extension Education. In the museum live samples, models, charts, photographs and literature are on display which provide ample knowledge to the visitors not only on on-going activities of the University but also in depth knowledge of various aspects of Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Community Sciences and Basic Science.

The Agricultural Technology Information center (ATIC)

The Agricultural Technology Information center (ATIC) is a single window system for the benefit of the farming community belonging to 4 zones of the state. It started functioning at Gate No.-1 of the University on Pathank-Mandi National Highway No 154 and 3 kms from Palampur in Nov., 2001. ATIC System is catering to the needs of approaching farmers for different type of assistance.  ATIC provides technology information, quality seed/planting material as well as in redressal of farmers’ queries related to farming problems. Since its inception it has been providing technologies in the field of agriculture, veterinary, agricultural engineering, fisheries, poultry as well as on value added products. ATIC is an outlet for sale of university products for general consumers also.

Dr. Naveen Kumar

Director Extension Education
Phone:+91-1894-230399 (O)   Fax:+91-1894-230399   

Dr. Rajesh Uppal

Associate Director (Extension)
Contact: 9418025334


Dr. Bhrigu Nath Sinha

Principal Scientist

Area of Expertise: Vegetable Science

Research Interest: Vegetable Science

Dr. Hirday Paul Singh

Jt Director (Info & PR)

Media Cell, CSK HPKV

          Contact: 9418097070(M),     01894-245229(Resi)


Our Extension Network : Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK)

Technical & Office staff

 S.No.NameDesignationContact no.

Personal Staff of Directorate of Extension Education, CSKHPKV, Palampur


Sh. Suresh Kumar Chaudhary



Sr. Scale Stenographer

Phone: 01894-230399,




Ministerial Staff of Directorate of Extension Education, CSKHPKV, Palampur

2Sh. Mohinder Singh

Assistant Registrar


3Sh. Sanjay Kumar Padha





4Sh. Ashok KumarSr. Assistant+919857833223
5Mrs. Rajneesh KumariClerk+917807924081
6Mr. Nitin ChopraJr. Office Assistant +919418535842
7Sh. Santosh kumar Clerk+919459397929

Technical Staff of the Directorate of Extension Education

8Sh. Rakesh Kumar ChandelSr. System Analyst+919418028380
9Sh. Sanjeev KumarFarm Manager+918884273233
10Sh. Sanjeev ParmarTraining Associate+916006052477
11Smt.Ruchi KaundalTech. Asstt. G-II+919418790832
12Sh. Ashwani Kumar

Audiovisual Lab Asst.




13Sh. Rajinder KumarDriver+919418414210
14Sh. Vijay KumarConductor+918219901484

Other Staff of the Directorate

15Sh. Pradeep KumarWorkshop Helper+919805682833
16Sh. Avtar SinghBeldar+917807095710
17Sh. Desh RajBeldar+919459846534
18Smt. Kashmiri DeviBelder+919817260702
19Sh.Gulshan KumarBeldar+918219344613


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