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Directorate of Extension Education

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  • ABOUT US
  • STRUCTURE
  • ATIC
  • KVK'S
  • SAMETI
  • TRAINING & VISIT UNIT
  • Dr. Y.P.S. Dabas
  • Director Extension Education / Director SAMETI Uttarakhand
  • G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Pantnagar – 263145, Uttarakhand, India

  • Contacts
  • Phone:+91-5944-233336,233 (O)
  • Fax: + 91-5944-233473,234671
  • E-mail:dee_gbpuat[at]rediff
    mail[dot]com

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About Us

Background:

  • The Directorate of Extension Education is actively involved in transfer of latest technologies to the farmer’s field and giving its feed back to the researcher.
  • The Directorate of Extension Education in this University started functioning in 1962 in Nainital District with a team of only three scientists.
  • Later on, the services were extended to 16 districts of undivided UP, which were further extended to 19 districts of western plain and hill in 1973.
  • This number reached to 20 with the formation of Ghaziabad district.
  • Later on the area jurisdiction of the University consisted of 28 districts before the formation of Uttarakhand.
  • University provide extension services to whole of the Uttarakhand and having 09 Krishi Vigyan Kendra (6 districts of hills and 3 districts of Tarai /Bhabhar and plains).
  • With varied geographical, biophysical and socio economic conditions of the state, the work of validation of newly developed technologies and transfer of technology has become very challenging. The Directorate has accepted this challenge and the extension activities are undertaken through following units of the Directorate:


  • Our Units:

  • Headquarters at University
  • Nine KVKs (working at grass root level) in nine districts.
  • Training unit of Headquarters.
  • Agriculture Technology Information Centre (ATIC) and
  • Extension activities of different colleges
  • State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI), Uttarakhand

  • Our Vision:

    To see Self Reliant, Healthy Rural Populous with Rich Agricultural Knowledge and Good Marketing Intelligence


    Our Mission:

  • To bridge up the agricultural technology gap at grass root level
  • To educate rural people to attain/participate in development
  • To create awareness about health, hygiene, environment and bio-diversity conservation for sustainable development
  • To link farmers with newly emerging globalized world by providing them information and guidance
  • To develop a system of effective research and extension linkages
  • To generate employment in the field of agriculture and allied disciplines
  • To integrate IT in rural system for their development.

  • Our Activities:

  • Technology transfer through Krishi Vigyan Kendras
  • Training programmes at Headquarters
  • To serve as single window system for providing all information regarding agriculture, providing inputs like seeds & planting material through Agricultural Technology Information Center (ATIC)
  • Act as mediator for researchers by updating them with field problems of farmers and to help them in developing "Demand Driven Technology.”
  • Development of extension literature and its distribution among farmers & extension functionaries.
  • Organization of Kisan Mela: A forum for Farmers-Agro. Industry interaction
  • Various collaborative projects operated in Directorate at different location of Uttarakhand.
  • Our Activities:

    The Directorate of Extension Education is headed by Director Extension Education. It functions on the recommendations of Extension Advisory Committee. The Vice Chancellor is the Chairman of Extension Advisory Committee.

    Agriculture Technology Information Centre (ATIC):

    Established on 26th August, 2001with the financial support of ICAR, which act as one stop shop for all farmers and rurals.

    Objectives

    The center is functioning with the following objectives:

  • To provide greater coordination and intensive interaction between the researchers and technology users beyond individual units of research institutions in contributing towards the dissemination of information.
  • To serve as a "Single Window System" with an objective to help Farmers and other stake holders such as Farmer-Entrepreneurs, Extension workers, Development agencies, Non-Government Agencies (NGOs) and private sector organisations to providing solutions to their location- specific problems in agriculture and make available all the technological information along with technology inputs and products for testing and use by them.
  • To build up required confidence among farmers and to strengthen linkage between the University and the farmers.
  • To provide diagnostic and advisory services such as soil and water testing, plant and livestock health diagnosis and advisory services accordingly.
  • To sale and distribute improved products emerging as a result of research being done at SAU’s like seeds, planting materials, livestock breeds, fish seed, poultry trains and processed products etc.
  • To provide an overview of improved technology through published literatures and other communication materials.
  • To overcome technology dissemination loss by providing direct access of farmers to improved expertise as well as technological products.
  • To provide an opportunity to SAU’s to have resource generation through sale of their technologies.
  • Participation in state festivals & exhibitions.



  • Diagnosis and advisory service

  • Diagnosis of plants/crops problem
  • Management of field problems
  • Analysis of soil samples
  • First hand information to approaching farmers

  • Help line Service/Kisan Call Centre

  • Advising farmers for problems through helpline service (05944-234810) and Kisan Call Centre (Toll free 1800 180 1551)
  • ATIC is also connected with farmers for on-line solutions through Village Resource Centre (VRC) established with the help of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

  • Publications by ATIC:

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    क्र.सं. पुस्तकों का नाम दर प्रति कापी (रू0)
    1. किसानों की समस्याएं एवं समाधान 50
    2. दुधारू पशुओं का प्रबन्धन 30
    3. पशुओं की स्वास्थ्य रक्षा 30
    4. महत्वपूर्ण औषधीय एवं सगंध पौधों का कृषिकरण 30
    5. मछली पालन 30
    6. पुष्प उत्पादन 30
    7. व्यावहारिक मशरूम उत्पादन 30
    8. सब्जी एवं मसालों की खेती 30
    9. (i) व्यावहारिक मधुमक्खी पालन (पुराना संस्करण)
    (ii) व्यावहारिक मधुमक्खी पालन (नवीन संस्करण)
    20
    30
    10. (i) पौष्टिक एवं स्वास्थ्यवर्धक व्यंजन (पुराना संस्करण)
    (ii) पौष्टिक एवं स्वास्थ्यवर्धक व्यंजन (नवीन संस्करण)
    20
    30
    11. पर्वतीय क्षेत्रों में फसलों की उन्नत खेती 10
    12. मृदा स्वास्थ्य प्रबन्धन 20
    13. व्यावहारिक फल उत्पादन 20
    14. रबी फसलों की उन्नत खेती एवं अन्य कृषि व्यवसाय 20
    15. खरीफ फसलों की उन्नत कृषि तकनीकी 20

    KVKs : Extension Units at Grass root Level

    The first KVK under the jurisdiction of this University was established in the year 1984 at Ranichauri (Tehri Garhwal) and by 1998 a total of 11 KVKs and one remandated KVK were established. Out of these KVKs, only two KVKs and one ZARS Majhera (Nainital) remained with this University after the bifurcation of U.P. Presently, a total 09 KVKs are running under aegis of University. These are given in the table below:


    SN KVK District Establishment Year Address
    1. Lohaghat Champawat Oct. 1994 Krishi Vigyan Kendra Sui, P.O. Galchaura, Lohaghat Champawat-262504
    2. Dhanauri Haridwar Feb. 2004 Krishi Vigyan Kendra Dhanauri Distt.- Haridwar-249404
    3. Jakhdhar Rudraprayag Feb. 2004 Krishi Vigyan Kendra Jakhdhar Via-Guptakashi Distt.- Rudraprayag-246439
    4. Gwaldam Chamoli Feb. 2004 Krishi Vigyan Kendra Gwaldam, Distt.-Chamoli-246441
    5. Matela Almora Feb. 2004 Krishi Vigyan Kendra Matela Distt -Almora, 263601
    6. Kashipur U.S. Nagar June 2004 Krishi Vigyan Kendra Kashipur Distt. U.S. Nagar
    7. Gaina- Aincholi Pithoragarh June 2004 Krishi Vigyan Kendra Gaina- Aincholi, Distt.-Pithoragarh
    8. Dhakrani Dehradun June 2004 Krishi Vigyan Kendra Dhakrani,Herbertpur Distt.-Dehradun 248001
    9. Jeolikote Nainital June 2004 Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jeolikote, Distt.-Nainital Nainital

    Mandate of KVKs:

    1. Collaborate with the Subject Matter Specialists of the State Agricultural Universities/Scientists of the National Agriculture Research Project (NARP), National Agricultural Extension Project (NAEP) and the State Extension Personnel in “on-farm testing”, refining and documenting technologies for developing region-specific sustainable land use systems.
    2. Organize training to update the Extension Personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.
    3. Organize long-term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocation for the rural youths with emphasis on “learning by doing” for generating self-employment through institutional financing.
    4. Organize front-line demonstrations in various crops to generate production data and get feedback information.
    5. Production and sale of quality seeds and planting materials.

    Specific objectives of KVKs in Uttarakhand:

  • Increasing crop productivity by adopting improved production technology i.e. use of high yielding varieties, use of balance dose of fertilizers including compost and bio-fertilizers, adopting appropriate measures of plant protection, use of agricultural implements etc.
  • Testing and evaluation of various technologies under complex, diverse and risk prone agriculture system of hilly areas.
  • Organize vocational training programme on horticulture and nursery management, bee keeping, small animals (angora rabbits), mushroom cultivation, dairy, poultry, off-season vegetable crops, medicinal and aromatic plants, craft work, sericulture, post-harvest management & value addition of food crops and other relevant areas.
  • Getting first hand scientific feedback from the field and passing it on to research system.
  • Providing training support to state development department.
  • Popularization of concept of “Diversification of agriculture” to make small and marginal holdings more profitable.
  • Increasing livestock productivity through improvement in breeds of cattle and buffaloes.
  • Increasing green fodder availability and improving nutritional status.
  • Popularization of low draft improved agriculture implements.
  • To develop production technology for spices, medicinal and aromatic plants.
  • Improving economic level of villagers/farmers by introducing seed production programme of European vegetables/varieties and cultivation of low volume high value crops.

  • Activities of KVKs:

    Basic activities carried out at KVKs of the university are:
    1. Trainings
    2. FLD on Oilseeds and Pulses
    3. FLD on other than oilseed and Pulses
    4. OFTs
    5. Other Extension Activities



    PROGRAMME COORDINATOR /OFFICER INCHARGE OF KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA

    SN KVK and District Programme Co-ordinator Address Contact No. E-mail adress
    Office Mobile
    1 Lohaghat (Champawat) Dr. Sanjay Chaudhary KVK, Lohaghat, P.O.- Gulchora, Distt.-Champawat-262524 05965-234820 7500241502
    9412162673
    officerinchargekvklohaghat[at]gmail[dot]com
    2 Dhanauri (Haridwar) Dr. Purushottam Kumar KVK, Dhanauri, Distt.- Haridwar-249404 01332-215442 9411177299
    8475002233
    kvkharidwar[at]gmail[dot]com
    3 Jakhdhar (Rudraprayag) Dr. A.K. Sharma KVK, Jakhdhar, Via Guptkashi Distt.-Rudra Prayag-246439 - 7500241510
    09410104959
    kvkjakh[at]rediffmail[dot]com
    4 Gwaldam (Chamoli) Dr. Uma Naulia KVK, Gwaldam, Distt.- Chamoli-246441 01363-274287 7500241506
    9456572800
    kvkchamoli[at]rediffmail[dot]com
    5 Matela (Almora) Dr. R. K. Sharma KVK, Matela (Kosi), Distt.- Almora-263651 05962-241248 7500241508 sharmark1966[at]rediffmail[dot]com
    kvkalmora[at]gmail[dot].com
    6 Kashipur (U.S. Nagar) Dr. C. Tiwari Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sugarcane Research & KVK, Bajpur Road, Kashipur, Distt.-Udham Singh Nagar-244713 05947-262281
    262771
    7500241505 kvkkashipur[at]gmail[dot]com
    7 Gaina- Aincholi (Pithoragarh) Dr. Jitendra Kwatra KVK, Gaina Aincholi, Distt.-Pithouragarh-262501 05964-252175 7500241509 kvkpithoragarh[at]yahoo[dot]com
    8 Dhakrani (Dehradun) Dr. S. S. Singh KVK, Dhakrani, P.O.- Herbertpur, Distt. – Dehradun-248001 01360-224378 9761969696
    8475001596
    kvkdehradun[at]gmail[dot]com
    shivassingh[at]gmail[dot]com
    9 Jeolikote (Nainital) Dr. V. K. Doharey KVK, Jeolikote, Distt.- Nainital-263135 05942-224547 7500241504
    9412966838
    kvknainital[at]rediffmail[dot]com
    vijaydoharey[at]gmail[dot]com

    State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI)

    The State Agriculture Management & Extension Training Institute- Uttarakhand (SAMETI-Uttarakhand )was established in September, 2005 under ‘Support to Extension Reform Programme with the financial support of Govt. of India and registered under Society Act 1860 on August 30, 2006. It is headed by Director Extension Education

    Key functions of SAMETI-Uttarakhand

  • To provide capacity building support in extension management related areas to the extension functionaries both from public and private sectors.
  • To provide need based consultancy services to ATMA in the areas like project planning, appraisal, implementation etc.
  • To develop and promote the application of management tools for improving the effectiveness of agricultural extension services through better management of human and material resources
  • To organize need based training programmes for middle level and grass-root level agricultural extension functionaries.
  • To develop modules on management, communication.
  • Participatory Methodologies etc, as a sequel to the feedback from training programmes.

  • Documentation of success stories

    SAMETI-Uttarakhand documented 13 success stories of the progressive farmers on specialized areas including fisheries, dairy, floriculture, organic farming, integrated farming and vegetable production in form of video CDs of 20-25 minutes duration in Hindi.


    समेटी-उत्तराखण्ड द्वारा प्रसार पुस्तिकाओं का प्रकाशनः-

    क्र.सं पुस्तक का नाम वर्ष लेखक
    1 पर्वतीय क्षेत्रों में सब्जी उत्पादन में समेकित नाशीजीव प्रबन्धन 2007-08 डा0 जितेन्द्र कुमार, श्री भूपेश चन्द्र कबड़वाल
    2 गिनी फाउल पालन 2007-08 डा0 बृजेश सिंह, डा0 आर0एस0 बरवाल
    3 व्यवसायिक फूलों की उन्नत खेती 2007-08 डा0 रंजन श्रीवास्तव, डा0 राम चन्द्र, सुश्री बबीता सिंह
    4 कद्दूवर्गीय सब्जियों का संकर बीज उत्पादन तकनीक 2007-08 डा0 दिनेश कुमार सिंह, डा0 दीपाली पाण्डे, डा0 हरीराम जायसवाल
    5 सब्जी उत्पादन तकनीक 2007-08 डा0 जे0पी0 सिंह, डा0 धीरेन्द्र कुमार सिंह, डा0 धीरेन्द्र सिंह, डा0 अनीता सिंह, डा0 एच0एस0 जायसवाल
    6 सिंचाई की परम्परागत उन्नत विधियाँ एवं आधुनिक पद्धतियाँ 2007-08 डा0 पी0के0 सिंह, डा0 हरीश चन्द्र
    7 मडुंवा के पौष्टिक व्यंजन 2008-09 डा0 (श्रीमती) सरिता श्रीवास्तव
    8 प्रक्षेत्र प्रबन्धन 2008-09 डा0 जितेन्द्र सिंह, डा0 आर0पी0 सिंह
    9 मौन पालन का व्यावसायिक प्रबन्धन 2011-12 डा0 अजीत कुमार कर्नाटक
    10 पर्वतीय क्षेत्रों में सब्जियों में समेकित कीट एवं रोग प्रबन्धन 2014-15 डा0 एम0पी0 सिंह, डा0 आर0पी0 सिंह
    11 शीतोष्ण फलों की व्यावसायिक खेती 2014-15 डा0 प्रद्युम्न नारायण राय, डा0 रंजन श्रीवास्तव, डा0 शान्त लाल एवं श्री कृष्ण माधव राय
    12 सब्जी उत्पादनः तकनीकी एवं प्रबन्धन 2014-15 डा0 जे0पी0 सिंह, डा0 डी0के0 सिंह एवं डा0 अनुराधा जोशी
    13 मसालों की वैज्ञानिक खेती 2014-15 डा0 जे0पी0 सिंह, डा0 डी0के0 सिंह एवं डा0 अनुराधा जोशी
    14 कृषि आधारित रेशों के प्रक्रमण एवं मूल्यवर्धन द्वारा महिला सशक्तिकरण 2014-15 डा0 भावना गोयल एवं डा0 मनीशा गहलौत

    समेटी-उत्तराखण्ड द्वारा कृषकों की सफलता पर आधारित निर्मित वीडियो सीडीः

    क्र.सं वीडियो सी0डी0 का नाम वर्ष समय
    1 कृषि विविधीकरण 2007-08 25 मिनट
    2 फूलों से समृद्धि 2007-08 25 मिनट
    3 सब्जी उत्पादन से समृद्धि 2007-08 25 मिनट
    4 जैविक खेती 2007-08 25 मिनट
    5 मत्स्य पालन: एक सफल व्यवसाय 2007-08 25 मिनट
    6 डेयरी व्यवसाय 2007-08 25 मिनट
    7 वर्मी कम्पोस्ट उत्पादन अधिक आय का साधन 2008-09 25.47 मिनट
    8 संरक्षित खेती से समृद्धि 2008-09 25.24 मिनट
    9 टपक सिंचाई अधिक कमाई 2008-09 25 मिनट
    10 पलवार तकनीक बेमौसमी सब्जी उत्पादन 2008-09 25.11 मिनट
    11 व्यावसायिक बागवानी: नये उद्यमी की कहानी 2011-12 25 मिनट
    12 सीमित संसाधन: मूल्य संवर्धन 2011-12 25 मिनट
    13 सतावरी की खेती: देती समृद्धि 2011-12 25 मिनट

    SAMETI-Uttarakhand plans to organize about 36 or more trainings annually for different categories of the extension functionaries’ viz. BTT members/FAC/Senior officers in line departments/ Scientists of KVKs and also the progressive farmers. The trainings are of 3-4 days duration and conducted at the headquarters.

    Training and Visit Unit

    The Directorate of Extension has a separate unit to conduct the short and medium term training programmes throughout the year for farmers, farm women, rural youths, school drop-outs and other stake holders. The University has good infrastructure to organize different training programmes.


    प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम परिचयः

    गोविन्द बल्लभ पंत कृषि एवं प्रौद्योगिक विष्वविद्यालय, पंतनगर के प्रसार शिक्षा निदेशालय के अन्तर्गत प्रशिक्षण एंव भ्रमण इकाई में प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रमों का नियोजन, प्रबन्धन एवं संचालन किया जाता है। प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रमों का आयोजन प्रसार कार्यकर्ताओं, अधिकारियों, प्रशासनिक अधिकारियों, कृषि निवेश संस्था के कर्मचारियों, जलागम प्रबन्ध परियोजना के कर्मचारियों एवं लाभार्थियों, गैर सरकारी स्वयंसेवी संस्थाओं के लाभार्थियो, कृषकों, कृषक महिलाओं एवं बेरोजगार युवक-युवतियों आदि के लिए किया जाता है।

    उद्देश्यः
    प्रशिक्षण का मुख्य उद्देश्य प्रसार कर्मियों तथा अधिकारियों के व्यावहारिक तकनीकी ज्ञान एवं कार्यदक्षता में निरन्तर वृद्धि करना है, जिससे कार्य निष्पादन में निरन्तर सुधार हो सके तथा कृषि एवं पशुपालन में बदलती हुई परिस्थितियों के सन्दर्भ में क्षमता का विकास कर उनके दायित्वों के निर्वहन हेतु सक्षम बनाया जा सके। साथ ही विभिन्न परिस्थितियों में कार्य कर रही संस्थाओं, उद्यमियों तथा किसानों के तकनीकी ज्ञान में वृद्धि के साथ-साथ उत्पादन एवं गुणवत्ता में सुधार लाया जा सके।

    संकायः
    प्रशिक्षण का आयोजन विभिन्न विभागों, संस्थाओं तथा संगठनों की मांग के अनुरूप किया जाता है। ये प्रशिक्षण विभिन्न महाविद्यायों-यथा कृषि महाविद्यालय, पशुचिकित्सा एवं पशुपालन महाविद्यालय, गृह विज्ञान महाविद्यालय, विज्ञान एवं मानविकी महाविद्यालय, प्रौद्योगिकी महाविद्यालय, मत्स्य विज्ञान महाविद्यालय तथा कृषि व्यवसाय प्रबन्धन महाविद्यालय के वैज्ञानिकों के सहयोग से वर्ष भर आयोजित किये जाते हैं।

    अनुसंधान प्रक्षेत्रः
    प्रशिक्षण अवधि में प्रशिक्षणार्थियों को विभिन्न महाविद्यालयों की प्रयोगशालाओं, सूचना केन्द्रों के साथ-साथ मुख्य परिसर में स्थित फसल अनुसंधान केन्द्र, बीज उत्पादन केन्द्र, सब्जी अनुसंधान केन्द्र, उद्यान अनुसंधान केन्द्र, मशरूम अनुसंधान केन्द्र, आदर्श पुष्प विज्ञान केन्द्र, औषधीय एवं सगन्ध पौध अनुसंधान एवं विकास केन्द्र, मत्स्य अनुसंधान केन्द्र, शैक्षणिक डेयरी फार्म, शैक्षणिक कुक्कुट फार्म के साथ-साथ बीज विधायन संयन्त्र आदि का भी भ्रमण कराया जाता है, जिससे विभिन्न केन्द्रों पर हो रहे अनुसंधान कार्यक्रमों से प्रशिक्षणार्थी अवगत हो सकें, साथ ही इन केन्द्रों से प्राप्त सुविधाओं का भविष्य में लाभ उठा सकें।

    Glimpses of Training & Visit unit



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