About The Directorate of Extension Education

The Directorate of Extension Education was started in the year 1972 for the planning and execution of programmes of extension work based on the results of research and work in cooperation with the Technical Directorates of the University. The Directorate of Extension Education supervises and controls all Extension Education activities of the University.

The Directorate of Extension Education, in close consultation with the Government Development Departments concerned is responsible to provide them with the improved research findings of the University and in consultation with the concerned Government Departments cause to publish extension bulletins, circulars, news articles and press release which summarize important research findings of benefit to the farming community.

Activities of Various Units under Directorate of Extension Education

  • Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs):
    Technology assessment and demonstrationfor its application and capacity development through on-farm testing; frontline demonstrations; trainings, provision of inputs and advisory to farmers.

  • Training Division:
    Entrusted with the responsibility of organizing training programmes to the Extension functionaries and farmers.

  • Educational Media Centre (EMC):
    Disseminating technologies through Video, TV channels and other ICT tools.

  • e-Extension Centre:
    Disseminating technologies through ICT tools

  • Community Radio Station (CRS):
    Produce and disseminate agricultural technologies to the farmers.

  • Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC)
    functions as single window delivery system to provide agricultural technologies and farm advisory services to the farmers.

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