|Dimensions of Agricultural Extension (Paper Code: 17010405)|
Education: meaning, definition, types; formal and non-formal education and their characteristics; extension education and agricultural extension: meaning, definition; concepts, objectives and principles; rural development: meaning, definition, concepts, objectives,
importance and problems in rural development; developmental programmes of pre-independence era: Shriniketan, Marthandam, Gurgaon experiment and Gandhian constructive programme; development programmes of post independence era, Firka development, Etawah pilot project and Nilokheri experiment.
Community development programme: meaning, definition, concepts, philosophy, principles, objectives, differences between community development and extension education; national extension service; panchayat raj system: meaning of democratic-decentralization and panchayat raj
three tiers of panchayat raj system, powers, duties and non performance penalties and organizational setup.
Startup of agricultural development programmes, objectives and salient features: Intensive Agricultural District Programme (IADP),
improved Varieties Programme (IVP), Institution Village Linkage Programme (IVLP), Watershed Development Programme (WDP), National Agricultural Technology Project (NATP), ),
National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), Technology Management Informayion Centre ( ATIC); social justice and poverty alleviation programmes: Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA),
Trends in extension, privatization in extension; women development programmes: Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA), Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK), Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) and Mahila Samriddi Yojana (MSY),.
|Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP), Swarna Jayanthi Gram Swarojgar Yojana (SGSY), Prime Minister Employment Yojana (PMEY). MANREGA Self Help Groups (SHG)||1||Desirable to Know|
|Reorganized extension system (T and V System): salient features, schedules and monitoring system, linkages, merits and demerits, emergence of broad based extension||1||Nice to Know|
Visits to a village and kisan mandals to study the ongoing development programmes;
visits to Panchayat Raj Institutions to study the functioning of Gram Panchayat (GP) and Zila Parishad (ZP);
visit and study the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA);
visit to watershed development project area;
visit to a village to study the Self Help Groups (SHGs) of DWCRA;
visit to a voluntary organization to study the developmental activities;
|organizing PRA techniques in a village to identify the agricultural problems;
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| Syllabus books
1. O.P. and Bhatnagar, O.P 2000. Education and Communication for Development. Oxford, IBH, New Delhi
2. Desai, A.R. 2003. Rural Sociology in India. Popular Prakashan, Bombay
3. Khana, B.S. 1991. Rural Development in South Asia-India. Deep and Deep Publication, New Delhi.
4. Khatari, G.R. 1991. Rural Development Vo. I and II. Marak Publications Pvt. Ltd., Delhi.
5. Mollett, S.M. 1984. Planning for Agricultural Development. Martin Press, London.
6. Mondal, S. and Ray G.L 2007. A Text book of Rural Development. Kalyani Publishers, Chennai
7. Ray G.L (2007) Extension Communication and Management .Kalyani Publishers, Chennai
8. Readdy. A.A. (1987). Extension Education. Sreelekshmy Press, Bapatta.
9. Van den Ban, A.W. and Hawkins, H.S. (1988). Agricultural Extension. Longman Publishing Company, New York.
10. Samanta, R.B.(1991) Agricultural Extension in Changing World perspective.UDH publishing,New Delhi
11. Stephen R R and David D (1997) Fundamentals of Management. Pearson
12. Prentice Hall,New Delihi
Dimensions of Agricultural Extension (Paper Code: 17010405)
- Dimensions of Agricultural Extension (Paper Code: 17010405)