Extension Education
 

Dr. Joginder Singh Malik

Head of the Department

Mailing Address

Department of Extension Education,
CCS Haryana Agricultural University,
Hisar- 125 004 (India)

Phone No : 9416397702
Alternate No : +91-1662-255251
Email Id : jsmalik67@gmail.com

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Last Updated :- 21-07-2017 10:07:16
  About us

The Department of Extension Education came into existence in July 1963 in the College of Veterinary Sciences. The Department was established under the Extension Wing Scheme of the Government of India to carry out teaching and research activities in Extension Education besides undertaking field extension work in the adopted villages around Hisar. After the establishment of College of Agriculture in 1964, the Government of India sanctioned another scheme whereby the teaching research and field activities were also strengthened in agricultural extension including the commencement of M.Sc. and Ph.D. programme and the creation of the Directorate of Extension Education in the year 1970.

At present, there are 15 faculty members of Department in total working at different locations including out stations.Presently, the Department of Extension Education besides undertaking research and extension activities is also looking after the teaching requirements of three colleges viz. College of Agriculture at Hisar, College of Agriculture at Kaul, and College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology.

  Function of the department

Imparting teaching in Extension Education to UG and PG students
Organizing seminars, conferences and workshops on important issues/ themes
Carrying out extension activities in the field using extension education methodologies and approaches
Acquaint the students with practical knowledge for conducting trainings and various kinds of demonstrations at farmers field
Undertaking strategic and action research location specific and commodity specific
Providing advisory services through the extension staff working in Directorate Extension Education and KVKs
Training for competence in leadership at all levels of operation with appropriate communication and demonstration skills

  Awards

Dr. P. S. Shehrawat, Professor & Head Conferred on 'Young Scientist Award and a Citation by Indian Society of Extension Education for outstanding contribution in the field of Extension Research & Extension Services'; INSA Fellowship under International Collaboration/Exchange Program to visit Hungary 2006-07, and DAAD Fellowship for Postdoctoral Study Program at Germany 2003; Senior Research Fellowship of CSIR, New Delhi, India during PhD Study Program.

Dr J. S. Malik also conferred on Young Scientist Award (1999-2000) and ISEE Fellow by Indian Society of Extension Education for outstanding contribution in the field of Extension Research & Extension Services and Common wealth Staff fellowship for Postdoctoral Study Program at UK.

Dr. Vijaypal Yadav also conferred on Young Scientist Award and a Citation by Indian Society of Extension Education for outstanding contribution in the field of Extension Research & Extension Services.

Many students have been awarded with fellowships of reputed organisation from time to time in recognition to their contribution towards research and extension work.

  Facility available

 The Department has a well-equipped Audio Visual Laboratory fully air conditioned equipped with computer based equipments for production of instructional aids and the Departmental Library for use of the PG students.  The A.V. Lab. provided with modern equipments including Multi-media also caters to the needs of other Departments of the College from time to time.  The PG students of the Department frequently use the Departmental Library having lot of literature pertaining to extension education.  In addition, computer facilities are also available in the Department connected with the Internet.

  Research

The Department has conducted valuable researches in different areas of extension education discipline, which have been instrumental in accelerating the process of transfer of agricultural technology to end users.

  Ongoing research

Research Project

Year of Start

Staff Position

Funding Agency

Constraints in adoption of diversification in agriculture 2811C (a) EE-2  Plan (Agri)    

1979 (Title modified during year 2003-

   
  Priority areas
  • Diversification in to agriculture for sustainable Agricultural development
  • Agro- processing and Value addition and
  • Soil health management
  • Communication media for transfer of technology
  • Use of ICT/Cyber extension in agriculture for effective TOT
  • Entrepreneurship development
  • Farmers centered research
  • Marketing intelligence among farmers
  • Impact of environment on agriculture
  • Fostering effective lifelong use of personal/natural resources
  • Impact analysis of different technologies on farmers' field
  • Adoption/ technological gap and training need assessment
  • Research emphasis on Environment- Human Health - Agriculture/Healthy
  • Agriculture for healthy people and healthy environment
  • Resource conservation technologies FDI- Impact analysis
  • Agriculture Tourism
  • Agro Forestry Extension
  • Diffusion and Adoption
  • Extension Methods & techniques
  • Indigenous Practices
  • Rural Organization and Institutions
  • Human Resource Development
  Importance of extension research
Technology is ever changing and innovation is always required to end users. Therefore extension research is important.
  • Assess the knowledge level of farmers in adoption of new innovation
  • Adoption level of recommended technologies of different crops
  • Assess technological gap in adoption of recommended package of practice
  • Identify the training needs of farmers and extension functionaries
  • Assess effectiveness of different the method of transfer of technologies
  • Impart communication skill to extension personnel for efficient transfer of technology
  • Attitude of farmers towards different technologies
  • Assessment of training needs of farmers and extension professionals
  • Identify the constraints perceived in adoption of different production technologies
  • Impact assessment of technologies
  • Assessment of productivity of different enterprises
  Teaching
The Department of extension education imparts undergraduate and postgraduate teaching to the students under the semester system.  The students are provided in-depth learning both on theory and practical aspects of the subject. The undergraduate students are also given the exposure of the field extension work while staying in the villages under Rural Agriculture Work Experience programme.  PG students are guided for their course and research work by the Advisory Committee, consisting of the members of the faculty from Major, Minor and Supporting subjects besides one Dean PGS' nominee.  The thrust areas of the Extension Education discipline are taken into account while selecting research problems of the PG students.
  Teaching vision
  • Emphasis on lecture delivering through power point presentation using smart room
  • Using Audio visual aids poster/charts/flash cards in teaching
  • Preparation of practical manuals as per revised curriculum
  • Encouragement of faculties for delivering seminar at least once in Semester
  • Encouragement of faculties for participation in national/ international seminar/conference
  • Motivation of faculties for preparation of research projects Capacity building program for young faculties
  Teaching programme

Post Graduate Programme

MSc = 3 Seats & PhD = 2 Seats

Field of Specialization

Transfer of Technology

Rural Development

Aoption and diffusion of Innovations

Agriculture Administration

Organizational Behaviour

Trainings and Human
Resource Development.

Diversification into Agriculture

Transfer of Technology

Communication
managementtechniques

Information Technology

Entrepreneurship development

Agro-processing and value addition

Agricultural-tourism

Training & Human
Resourcesdevelopment

Research-Extension-Farmer-
Market Linkages

Required Courses

M.Sc.

Ext. 501, Ext. 502, Ext. 503, Ext. 504, Ext. 505

Ph.D

Ext. 601, Ext. 602, Ext. 603

  Vision on students
  • Credit seminar- current problem/concept - solution provider-information serving
  • Encouragement for power point presentation during practical classes
  • Awakening about the latest Journals and International Journal Facilitating with computer facilities in AV lab of department
  • Updates about national /international scholarship (ICAR,CSIR, Inspire/ASPEE/DAA)
  • Encourage for participation in national /international seminar/ conference to get more exposure
  • Student research problem related to department mandate/thrust areas
  • Facilitating the service of departmental library for consulting text book thesis/ periodical etc.
  • Resource utilization management in sustainable manner
  Extension
The Department is making a significant contribution by way of providing Advisory services by its extension staff posted at outstation farmers and the field extension officers of the Department of Agriculture, Government of Haryana through various extension programmes and activities carried out in the Directorate of Extension Education.  They also provide agricultural information input in transfer of latest technology from time to time in, which their contribution towards research and extension work.
  Vision extension
  • Developing linkage between research and extension
  • Synergy between different technologies and policies
  • Development of communication means for effective TOT
  • Use of information technology/ Cyber extension for advisory services
  • Imparting Training to extension functionaries/ Innovative farmers
  • Feedback to scientist of field problems for further remidies
  • Audio-Visual instructional material developing for extension functionaries
  • Imparting Technical support to Extension personnel at KVKs
  • Organizing village level training programs for field functionaries and farmers
  • Developing need-based and demand-driven agriculture information
  • Designing, developing and testing of multimedia products and strategies
  • Disseminating knowledge of appropriate technology and develop skills and abilities among extension functionaries
  • Educating farmers to solve problems, make decisions, and embrace change
  Course offered

Course No.

Course Title

Cr.Hrs.

SEM

A).    UG Courses:-

 

Ext. 201

Dimensions of Agricultural Extension

2+1

II

Ext. 301

 Extension Methodologies for Transfer of Agricultural Technology                                             

2+1

II

Ext. 302

Entrepreneurship Development and Communication Skills                                                   

1+1

II

Ext. 401

Introductory Extension Education (for B-Tech students)

1+1

II

RAWE-491

Rural Agricultural Work Experience

0+2

 

B).    Elective Courses:-

 

 

Ext. 401

Extension Approaches for Agricultural Development

1+2

I

Ext. 402

Agricultural Journalism

1+2

I

Ext. 403

Visual and Graphic Communication

1+1

I

Ext. 404

Information Communication Technology in Agriculture

1+2

I

Ext. 405

Principles of Management nd Group Dynamics

2+1

I

C).     PG Courses:-

 

Ext. 501*

Development Perspectives of Extension Education

1+1

I

Ext. 502*

Development Communication and Information Management

2+1

I

Ext. 503*

Diffusion and Adoption of Innovations

2+1

I

Ext. 504*

Research Methods in Behavioral Siences

2+1

II

Ext. 505*

E-Extension

2+1

II

Ext. 506

Entrepreneurship Development and Management in Extension

2+1

II

Ext. 507

Human resourse Development

2+1

I

Ext. 508

Visaual Communcaton

2+1

I

Ext. 509

Participatory Methods for Technology Development and Transfer

1+1

II

Ext. 510

Gender Sensitization for Development

2+1

II

Ext. 511

Perspectives of Distance Education

1+1

II

Ext. 591

Master's Seminar

1

I, II

Ext. 599

Master's Research

20

I, II

Ext. 601**

Advances in Agricultural Extension

2+1

I

Ext. 602**

Advanced Design and Techniques in Social Science Research

2+1

I

Ext. 603**

Advances in Training Technology

2+1

II

Ext. 604

Organizational Development

2+1

II

Ext. 605

Advace Instructional Technology

2+1

I

Ext. 606

Comparative Extension

3+0

II

Ext.607

Advertising and Marketing Communication

1+1

I

Ext.608

Media Management

2+1

I

Ext. 609

Transfer of Technology in Agriculture

2+1

II

Ext. 691

Doctoral Seminar I

1

I, II

Ext. 692

Doctoral Seminar-II

1

I, II

Ext. 699

Doctoral Research

45

I, II

PGS 504

Agricultural Research, Research Ethics and Rural Development Programmes

1+0

II

  Heads who served the department

Sr.No.

Name

From

To

1

Dr. J.C. Sharma

1965-66

31.08.1971

2

Dr. Y.P. Singh

01.09.1971

31.03.1977

3

Dr.Kamlesh Kumar

01.04.1977

17.05.1984

4

Dr. R.K. Sharma

18.05.1984

21.05.1987

5

Dr. Kamlesh Kumar

22.05.1987

22.02.1988

6

Dr. R.K. Sharma

01.03.1988

22.02.1991

7

Dr. S.N. Laharia

01.03.1991

20.10.1993

8

Dr. R.S. Narwal

21.10.1993

04.11.1996

9

Dean, COA (Additional Charge)

05.11.1996

19.01.1997

10

Dr.N.S. Verma

20.01.1997

03.02.1988

11

Dr. H.K. Verma

04.02.1998

28.09.1998

12

Dr. R.S. Malik

29.09.1998

17.01.1999

13

Dr. N.S. Verma

18.01.1999

01.01.2001

14

Dr. H.K. Verma

02.01.2001

23.04.2005

15

Dean, COA (Additional Charge)

24.04.2005

29.05.2005

16

Dr. R.S. Malik

30.05.2005

09.02.2009

17

Dr. P.S. Shehrawat

10.02.2009

10.08.2009

18

Dr. R.S.Huuda

11.08.2009

10.08.2013

19

Dr. P.S. Shehrawat

10.08.2013

Continuing

  Faculty who served the department

1.

Dr. J.C. Sharma

13.

Dr. M.M.P. Akhouri

2.

Dr. Y.P. Singh

14.

Dr. Hira Nand

3.

Dr. M.L. Sharma,

15.

Dr. S.G. Dugweakar

4.

Dr. Kamlesh Kumar

16.

Dr. Siya Ram Singh

5.

Dr. R.P. Singh

17.

Dr. Satish Chandra

6.

Dr. R.K. Sharma

18.

Dr. N.C. Lohia

7.

Dr. A.W. Sohoni

19.

Dr. S.N. Laharia

8.

Dr. G.S. Sisodia

20.

Dr. N.S. Verma

9.

Dr. H.K. Verma

21.

Dr. R.S. Narwal

10.

Dr. V.K. Makhija

22.

Dr. S.P. Singh

11.

Dr. S.S. Sangwan

23.

Dr. R.S. Malik

  Total credit load for M.Sc. degree programme

Total  credit Hours  

 :

55 Credit hours

Major Field  

 :

20 Credit hours

Minor Field      

 :

09 Credit hours (A minimum of 6 Cr. hr. from minor subject and 3 from split minor sub)

Supporting Field 

 :

05 Credit hours

Credit Seminars

 :

01 Credit hour

Master's Research   

 :

20 Credit hours (S or US)

  Total credit load for Ph.D. degree programme
Total Credit Hours 75 Credit hours
Major Field 15 Credit hours (A minimum of 6 credit hours of 600 series courses from major field)
Minor Field 08 Credit hours (A minimum of 6 credit hours from Minor Subject and 2 from Split Minor Subject)
Supporting Field 05 Credit hours
Credit Seminar 02 Credit hours
Ph.D. Research 45 Credit hours (S or US)
a) Preliminary comprehensive written examination of Major and Minor Subjects separately with the condition that a student has completed 75% of total credit load of Major and Minor subjects, separately. To clear the comprehensive examination a student has to take a minimum of 60% marks in both the fields separately.
b) Oral Comprehensive Examination (Before final, a preliminary oral examination will be conducted of the Ph.D. student.)
  PG students completed degree
A total number of students including 60 Ph.D. completed their degree and submitted thesis.
  PG students of the department of extension education

Sr. No.

Name of the student

Sr. No.

Name of the student

1

Mr.Gondkar Sachin Sopan

9

Mr. Manjeet

2

Mr.Vister Joshi

10

Mr.Anil Kumar Rohila

3

Ms.Nitu Sindhu

12

Ms. Sonia

4

Mr. Sumit

13

Ms  Ekta

5

Mr. Charudatt Autade

14

Mr.Pawan Kumar

6

Mr. Rupender Kumar

15

Mr. Shanki Kumar

7

M. Rati Mukteshwar

16

Mr.Anil Kumar Malik

8

Ms Shikha Awasthi

17

Mr. davender Singh

  List of Ph.D. & M.Sc. thesis
  Rural agriculture work experience (RAWE)
Another important training as Rural Agriculture Work Experience known as RAWE is offered to the final year B.Sc. (Hons.) Agri. Students.  This programme has strengthened the students' practical training in association with agro-based industries which has enabled the students to explore suitable job avenues in the country which is the need of the hour in view of shrinking employment opportunities in Govt. sector.
  Significant research achievements
  Social sciences 30.04.2009
  Posters
  Manual
  • Manual on Behavioral Skills
  • Manual on Emerging Trends in Agricultural Extension
  • Manual on Agricultural Journalism
  • Manual on A.V. Aids and Equipments
  • Manual on Group Dynamics and Discussion Method
  • Manual on Communication
  • Manual on entrepreneurship development
  • Manual on Extension management
   Faculty

# Image Name Designation Specialization Details
1 Dr Joginder Singh Malik Professor & Head Communication & Management, Transfer of Technology Details
2 Dr. P. S. Shehrawat Ex. HOD and Professor Sustainable Agril. Development Details
3 Dr.Krishan Yadav Joint Director (Extension) IT, Communication & Extension Details
4 Dr S. K. Mehta Professor Extension Education Details
5 Dr. A.K. Godara Professor Extension Education Details
6 Bharat Singh Ghanghas Assistant Scientist Communication for transfer of technology Details
7 Dr. Pardeep Chahal Assistant Professor Extension Education Details