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PublicationAG191A: Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension( 2020-04) Basavaprabhu, JirliThe term ‘Extension’, has different connotations in different countries. In India, it refers to ‘Transfer of technology; in USA, it means ‘Education’; while in UK, it is advisory work and so on. Extension education is relatively the youngest science, and has the history of about 170 years. There are many misconceptions about extension which need to be addressed. Extension education has developed as a discipline and also as a profession. In recent years, it has emerged as an important service sector. With the developments in technology information, it has emerged as important input in agricultural production. The role of extension professional is to treat the information according to the needs of the client system. Providing customized information to the needy clients is the priority area of extension. // This course deals with objectives, principles, philosophy and dimensions of extension. Programme planning is part of extension. The historic efforts of planning and implementation of extension programmes provide us insights to develop future extension programmes. The implications of innovations and its consequences are the components that have been covered in the course. The latest trends in extension science herald significance of extension in agricultural production. An effort has been made to differentiate between extension educationists and extension service providers. The understandings of fundamentals of extension education lead to development of extension professionals.
PublicationAG393B: Generation of employment among rural youth through agricultural entrepreneurship( 2020-04)The youngest country in the world is India, where more than 65 percent of the population is under 35 years of age while more than 50 percent of the population is under 25 years of age. It is also a big challenge for our country with great potential to train youth with modern skills so that the youth are not able to run after the job and make others capable of giving jobs. Today there is a lot of discussion about skill development and entrepreneurship, Youths are being encouraged towards entrepreneurship with schemes like Start-up India, Mudra Yojana, Rufftar. Today we are in the 21st century where changes are seen in the appearance of the market every day.
PublicationKarchupi and Jory chumki( 2015) Center for International Education and Development (CINED)Karchupi and Jory chumki is a course for livelihoods skills training designed for neo-literates and persons having limited reading skills. The course materials include a training manual for teachers and a handbook for trainees. The materials were created by the Center for International Education and Development (CINED) and published by Dhaka Ahsania Mission with support from the Commonwealth of Learning. The materials are in Bengla and are designed keeping consistency with Pre-Vocational Level-2 of the National Technical and Vocational Qualifications Framework (NTVQF) in Bangladesh.