Agricultural Extension Education

Department at Glance

The most important aim of this department is to develop farmer economically, socially and culturally as an individual, his family, village, state and country as a whole with the help of implementation of different extension programmes throughout the country. The activity or scope of extension education is not limited simply to the transfer of agricultural technology from research stations to farmers but all other aspects which are directly or indirectly related with the growth of the farming community.

The scope of extension education includes all the activities directed towards the development of the rural people. The capacity of extension education to work for rural people is very wide. The activity of the extension deals with many kinds of problems and for all classes of people. Nowadays extension gives more attention to rural sectors or rural problems because most of Indian people are living in villages or rural areas. Majority of the rural population depends on agriculture and allied fields.