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Directorate of Extension Education

 

Dr. Y. P. S. Dabas

Director Extension Education

&

Director, State Agricultural Management & Extension Training Institute

Uttarakhand (SAMETI-Uttarakhand)

 Directorate of Extension Education

G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology

  Pantnagar - 263 145, Distt U.S. Nagar (Uttarakhand)

    Tel : 05944 - 233336, 233811 (O), 233664 (R)

Tel. Fax : 05944-234671, 233473

Mob. : 9411159473, 7500241419

E-mail : dee_gbpuat@rediffmail.com

 

Background:

As per the U.P. Agricultural University Act XI-V of 1958 (later amended under U.P. Universities Re-enactment and Amendment Act 1972), the University was established in 1960 with three major objectives:

1.   Making provisions for the education of the rural people of Uttar Pradesh in different branches, particularly agriculture, rural industry, business and allied subjects.

2.   Furthering research in agriculture and other allied subjects; and

3.   Undertaking field and extension programmes.

 

            The U.P. Agricultural University now known as Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology adopted integrated system of teaching, research and extension, which emphasizes a balanced approach to the discovery of the new knowledge and skills, imparting that knowledge to the youth of the country and its application by the farmers who form the backbone of India’s economy. The University is committed to all round development in the country in general and Uttarakhand in particular through its concerted efforts and innovative education, research and extension programmes. During last 52 years of its legendary journey, the University’s extension model in front line areas has been recognized nationally and internationally

The Directorate of Extension Education is actively involved in transfer of technologies emerging out of research laboratories to the farmers’ field and getting feedback for further refinement Extension activities are now being carried out by the Directorate of Extension Education through 11 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) located in different districts of Uttarakhand except Bageshwar and Uttarkashi which are under Vivekanand Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora, an ICAR institute.

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Vision

“Self-reliant, healthy rural populous with rich agricultural knowledge and good marketing intelligence”.

 

Mission

           

§  To bridge 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 farmer 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.

§  Integration of IT in rural system for overall development of rural population

 

Mandate

§  Organization of farm advisory services at the doorsteps of the farmers in the state.

§  Agricultural technology transfer using different extension methodologies.

§  Imparting trainings for capacity building of human resource.

§  To enhance the agricultural vocation in the state.

§  Act as a link between researcher and farmer to develop demand driven technology in the state.

§  Provide services to the farmers of the state through single window.

§  Facilitation in planning, implementation, execution and monitoring of the agricultural development in the state.

§  Encouraging the rural population to work in groups for their own development and development of the State.

 

 

 

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Training on Diversified Agriculture by SAMETI

Study Tour & Exposure Visit of Progressive Farmers of Afghanistan

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Visit to Kisan Mela by Dr. A. K. Mehta, ADG (AE), ICAR & Vice Chancellor

Farmers’ at University Seed Stall

 

Organizational Structure

            The Directorate of Extension Education (DEE) is headed by the Director of Extension Education. It functions on the recommendations of the EAC. The flow chart given below provides in detail the organizational setup of the DEE.

 

 

 


                       

 

 

 

                         

 

 

                                                             

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                               

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                               

                                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Position

            In day to day functioning of the DEE, the Director of Extension is assisted by a team of Joint Directors, Professors of Extension, Associate Directors and Subject Matter Specialists at the Headquarters. However, the KVKs spread out in 11 districts of the state have separate staff to plan and manage their activities.

 

Programme and activities of the Directorate of Extension Education

 

§  To transfer the innovative technology through Krishi Vigyan Kendras.

§  To organize training programmes at the headquarters.

§  To serve as a single window system for providing information, literature and sale of inputs like seeds & planting material, diagnostic services, laboratory tests, help line service through Agriculture Technology Information Center (ATIC).

§  To make instrumental all stakeholders of agricultural development in the districts through State Agriculture Management & Extension Training Institute, Uttarakhand (SAMETI-Uttarakhand).

§  Development of extension literature and its distribution among farmers & extension functionaries.

§  Organize Kisan Mela: A forum for scientists-farmers-agro-industry interaction.

 

State Agriculture Management & Extension Training Institute, Uttarakhand (SAMETI Uttarakhand)

SAMETI-Uttarakhand was established on July 25, 2005 at the Directorate of Extension of the G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar to provide needed HRD support in innovative areas of extension delivery to ATMA.           Since then, it is functioning to strengthen and facilitate the smooth implementation of the ATMA programmes at district level through their orientation trainings for the master trainers, trainings of the members of Block Technical Team (BTT) and Farmers’ Advisory Committee (FAC), Project Directors and Development Officers of the ATMA districts. The Training Progrmme calendar for the year 2012-13 is as follows:

 



S.No.

Training Area

Date

Level of Participants from Agriculture & Allied Department

Duration

(Days)

 

1-

Livestock and Dairy Management

June

12-15

BTT/FAC**

4

2-

Natural Resource Management

June

26-28

BTT

3

 

3-

Use of Information Technology in Agriculture

July

3-5

BTT

3

4-

Project Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation

July

10-12

BTT*

3

5-

Farming System Module for Small and Marginal Farmers

July

17-19

BTT

3

6-

Rejuvenation of Agriculture Transformation Methods

July

25-27

BTT

3

 

7-

Agriculture Extension Management- New Dimensions

August

7-9

Line Department Officers & KVK Scientists

3

8-

Participation of Social and Private Agencies for Agricultural Development.

August

21-23

Line Department Officers & KVK Scientists

3

9-

Use of Information Technology in Agriculture Extension

August

28-31

BTT

4

 

10-

Agricultural Led Extension- Resolution, Possibilities, Models and Experiences

September

4-6

BTT

3

11-

Fisheries: A Profitable Enterprise

September

12-14

BTT/FAC

3

12-

Agriculture Mechanization for Quality Production

September

18-20

BTT/FAC/Progressive Farmers

3

13-

Protected Vegetable Cultivation

September

25-27

BTT/FAC

3

 

14-

Fruit and Vegetable Processing- A Profitable Entrepreneurial Venture

October

9-12

BTT/FAC

4

15-

Improved Cultivation of Soybean, Different Value Added Soya Products and their Marketing

October

17-19

BTT/FAC/Progressive Farmers

3

 

16-

Improved Cultivation of Coarse Millets and its Value Added Products

November

6-9

BTT/FAC/Progressive Farmers

4

 

17-

Nursery Management for Horticultural Crop

December

4-6

BTT/FAC

3

18-

Bee Keeping- A Profitable Enterprise

December

11-13

FAC/Progressive Farmers

3

19-

Modern Technology Management for Crop Production

December

18-21

FAC/Progressive Farmers

4

 

20-

Commercial Mushroom Production

January

2-4

BTT/FAC

3

21-

Sericulture and its Value Addition- An Employment Tool

January

8-10

BTT

3

22-

Organic Vegetable Cultivation

January

22-25

BTT/FAC/Progressive Farmers

4

 

23-

Recent Technology and Value Addition of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants

February

5-8

BTT/FAC

4

24-

Training Skills for the Master Trainees

February

19-21

BTT

3

25-

Agriculture Management according to Changing Climate

February

26-28

BTT

3

 

26-

Modern Floriculture and Value Addition

March

25-28

FAC/Progressive Farmers

4

 

Total No. of Days

86


 

Agriculture Technology Information Centre (ATIC)

Agricultural Technology Information Centre is a single window delivery system of the University from where the farmers can purchase the required inputs and get latest technology related to different aspects of agriculture. Various Scientist/Subject Matter Specialist of different constituent colleges also provide solution of farmers’ problem at ATIC.

 

Objectives

Providing single window delivery system of all agricultural inputs and technology to the farmers.

Diagnostic services related to agriculture and allied fields.

Seeking feedback from farmers.

Help Line Service to the farmers.

 

Training and Visit Unit

Refresher/training courses on the latest production technologies and management are being organized by the Directorate of Extension. These training programmes help the extension personnel by augmenting their knowledge and skill competencies to enable them to serve better their clients – the farmers. The Directorate of Extension Education has a separate Training & Visit unit at the headquarters to conduct short and medium term training programmes throughout the year.

Farm Advisory Services

Subject Matter Specialists of the Directorate as well as the faculty of various constituent Colleges provide advisory services to the masses.

Diagnostic Services

§  Directorate is providing diagnostic services through Colleges, ATIC and KVKs for soil, plant health (Plant clinic) and animal health (Veterinary clinic).

§  Animal health camp is being organized regularly at village level to provide diagnostic and treatment facilities at door step of farmers.

Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs)

The relationship of the specialists posted at the Krishi Vigyan Kendras with the District level officers of the line departments has been functional by providing updated technical information to the extension functionaries and farmers on one hand and to bring back the field problems for their solution at the KVKs’ farms and the Experiment Stations of the University on the other hand.

 

 

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Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Award, 2012 for best KVK of the Country presented to KVK, Dhakrani (Dehradun)

Demonstration on Poly vermin-bags at KVK, Gwaldam (Chamoli)

 

Mandate

1.              Assessment and refinement (On Farm Testing) of technologies to identify location specifically under various farming situation.

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.

 

 


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Tomato Production in Polyhouse at KVK, Lohaghat

Drying and packing of wheat seed in KVK, Haridwar farm

 

Detail of Programme Coordinator/Officer Incharge of KVKs under jurisdiction of GBPUA&T, Pantnagar

 

S. No.

Name of Programme Coordinator/Officer Incharge

Address

Contact No.

E.mail

Office

Mobile

1

Dr. Shilpi Rawat

KVK, VCSG College of Horticulture, Bharsar, via Chipalghat Distt.- Pauri Garhwal-246123

01348-226076

9411304511

kvkpauri@gmail.com

2

Dr. Sanjay Chaudhary

KVK, Hill Campus Ranichauri, Distt.- Tehri Garhwal - 249199

01376-252101

7500241502, 9412162673

kvkranichauri@gmail.com

3

Dr. Uma Naulia

KVK, Gwaldam, Distt.- Chamoli-246441

01363-274287

9411171943

kvkchamoli@rediffmail.com

4

Dr. R. K. Sharma

KVK, Matela (Kosi), Distt.- Almora-263651

05962-241248

7500241508

sharmark1966@rediffmail.com

5

Dr. A. K. Singh

KVK, Dhakrani, P.O.- Herbertpur, Distt. – Dehradun-248001

01360-224378

9761411017

kvkdehradun@gmail.com, awanish03@gmail.com

6

Dr. Purushottam Kumar

KVK, Dhanauri, Distt.- Haridwar-249404

01332-215442

8475002233, 9411177299

kvkharidwar@gmail.com,

7

Dr. V. K. Doharey

KVK, Jeolikote, Distt.-  Nainital-263135

05942-224547

7500241504, 09412966838

 kvknainital@rediffmail.com, vijaydoharey@gmail.com

8

Dr. Nirmala Bhatt

KVK, Gaina Aincholi, Distt.-Pithouragarh-262501

05964-252175

7500241490

kvkpithoragarh@yahoo.com

9

Dr. M. P. Singh

KVK, Lohaghat, P.O.- Gulchora, Distt.-Champawat-262524

05965-234820

7500241507

 officerinchargekvklohaghat@gmail.com

10

Dr.V. B. Singh

KVK, Jakhdhar, Via Guptkashi Distt.-Rudra Prayag-246439

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7500241510, 09410104959

kvkjakh@rediffmail.com

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Dr. A. K. Sharma

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sugarcane Research & KVK, Bajpur Road, Kashipur, Distt.-Udham Singh Nagar-244713

05947-262281, 262771

9410756918, 8475002277

kvkkashipur@gmail.com

 

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Massive production of vegetable seedlings at KVK, Dehradun farm

Field day on paddy at Chamoli

 

 

Achievements

(April, 2011- March, 2012)

 

The major sphere activities of Directorate of Extension Education includes imparting trainings, conducting FLD on Oilseeds / Pulses and other crops and OFTs, organizing various extension activities and generating elite planting material. Under jurisdiction of GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar, 11 KVKs are working at various agro- ecological situations of the state.  At headquarter these activities are undertaken by DEE’s training and visit unit, ATIC, SAMETI and constituents colleges of the Univiersity and at field level KVKs are located in different location of Uttarakhand to strengthen of extension activities. In order to upgrade the capacity building programme of extension functionaries, 58 trainings were conducted at Directorate level to farmers, farm women and rural youth, state technical staff and outside the state during the period.

Mainly, KVKs are actively involved in four types of training programme viz. training for practicing farmers (on campus or off campus), rural youth, extension functionaries and organizing sponsored trainings at farm and outside the campus. During the reporting year 228 number of on campus trainings were imparted to practicing farmers, 40 rural youth trainings, 14 extension functionaries and 40 sponsored trainings were conducted including 6404 beneficiaries. On farmer’s field, 534 trainings were imparted to practicing farmers and 21 trainings for rural youth and 29 extension functionaries’ trainings including 11,423 beneficiaries. In order to provide wider adoption, validation, refinement and demonstrations were carried out on farmer’s field in different crops/ enterprises as per the thrust areas of the KVKs.  Among oilseeds 42.8 ha, pulses 43.32 ha and others 161.13 ha areas were included under demonstrations of different crops comprising 3287 demonstrations including same number of beneficiaries. During the reporting year 150 demonstrations were conducted in Livestock sectors.

Keeping in view the local need of farmers and prevailing problems and practices of the areas 50 numbers of OFT (on farm trials) were conducted on farmers’ field.  During the year 6903 number of extension activities were organized.  The mass media includes 100 numbers of radio/TV talks were broadcasted/telecasted in the reported year. Nowadys, Krishi Vigyan Kendras are becoming a centre for supplying elite/quality planting material and seeds of different crops to the farmers. During the year 8321 quintals sugarcane and cereal crop seed were produced at farm level and more than 10 lacs seedlings of fruits and vegetables were supplied to the farmers. The separate extension wing  of constituent colleges were actively involved in imparting training and conductance of various demonstrations on oilseeds, pulses and other demonstrations on the farmers’ fields.