Directorate Extension Education, CCSHAU Hisar
Office : 284320, 255328
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Extension education is one of the three major functions of the CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. The responsibility for planning, organizing, conducting and coordinating the extension education activities of the university in the Haryana State lies with the Directorate of Extension Education. Its main aim is to transfer the well proven/tested technology to the farmers (males and females), livestock owners, rural youth, field staff of State Govt. and other personnel engaged in developmental and professional agencies in the sphere of agriculture, animal husbandry, horticulture, home agencies and other allied areas through its well planned, skill-oriented and need based programmes. An excellent collaboration/linkage is maintained with the Haryana State Govt. Department of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Social Welfare (Woman and Child Development) etc. and non-government organization so that technologies may reach to the beneficiaries at their door steps. The approach undertaken is educational with major emphasis on whole farm and family development. Since its inception, the university has conceived and implemented a unique system of extension education for transfer of technology to its ultimate users. The Directorate acts as bridge between the research scientist and the farmers and other beneficiaries to provide feed back, therefore, the role of the Directorate is two fold, i.e., transfer of technologies from scientists to the ultimate clients through field functionaries and to find out the field problems to be passed on to various research departments for working on a solution to the problem.
Farm Advisory Services
Farm Advisory Services (FAS) is the major wing and field arm of the Directorate of Extension Education covering the entire state through its Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVKs) located in each district of the State. There is one Associate Director (FAS), who look after the farm advisory services and assist the Director of Extension Education to achieve the goals of the Directorate.
Sources of Transfer of Technology
The Directorate of Extension Education undertakes various multifarious extension activities and programmes through its six individual units :
1. Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) at District Level
The Krishi Vigyan Kendras are located at district headquarter in each district of the State and are working under the supervision of Directorate of Extension Education, CCS HAU, Hisar
2. Saina Nehwal Institute of Agricultural Technology, Training and Education (SNIATTE)
Saina Nehwal Institute of Agricultural Technology, Training & Education (IATTE), CCSHAU, Hisar is situated at Gate No. 3 of the University imparts trainings to farmer/farmwomen and rural youths to update their knowledge & skill and to start their enterpreneurs. SNAITTE is also an affiliated centre of Agricultural Skill Council of India (ASCI) for 19 Skill Oriented Courseson various disciplines/areas.
3. Farmers Information and Communication Service (FICS) Wing
FICS wing is situated at the first floor of the Directorae of Extension Education. FICS conducts Krishi Melas (Rabi & Kharif) in both the seasons with the objectives to disseminate the activities of the University and the Directorate to the rural masses and to bring back the farmers’ problems for the attention of the scientists. The University exhibition and Haryana Rural Antique Museum are also maintained and supervised by this wing under the Umbrella of Directorate of Extension Education.
4. Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC)
Agricultural Technology Information Centre which is situated inside Gate No. 4 of CCSHAU, Hisar to provide a single window delivery system for the products and species available from an institution to the farmers, to facilitate direct access to the farmers to the institutional resources available in terms of technology, advice, technology products etc., for reducing technology dissemination losses and to provide feedback from the users to the institute.
5. Publication Wing
Publication wing is also situated in the Directorate of Extension Educationwith the objectives to print and publish Haryana Kheti (Monthly Magazine), to print Krishi Vigyan Patrika for KVKs (Quarterly Magazine), Preparation and publication of Annual Reports of the University and any other printing works needed by the university authority and various departments under the supervision of the Directorate of Extension Education.
6. Extension Education Institute, Nilokheri (Karnal)
The Extension Education Institute, Nilokheri was established in 1959 as a Trainers’ Training Institute to provide training in Extension Teaching Methods and Communication Media. It is one of the pioneer and premier training institutes of the country which carrying the responsibility of organizing in-service training courses for middle level extension personnel engaged in broad based agricultural extension system.
For more details about these units you have to look at the university web-portal of these independent units.
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