Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education

Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education

1. About us

Since its inception, the department of Extension education actively engaged in teaching of Animal husbandry extension courses as per VCI Curriculum in U.G. program. As extension teaching is concerned with farmer’s problem and their remedies, and ensures involvement of students in different extension activities carried out by organizing outreach activities like vaccination camps, Animal health camps, farmer’s awareness camps etc. in rural areas.

Besides teaching the Department of extension undertakes various programme of extension activities to transfer the technology at farmers level. At early stage of its inception, the department was sanctioned lab to land programme (ICAR transfer of technology programme) and accordingly was organizing demonstration, off campus training and other extension activities. The department also established Animal diagnostic & treatment centre at village level. Presently the department of extension  is under taking many extension activities  such as on campus training, demonstration, organising rural camps, Kisan Mela, Kisan Gosthi for the welfare of the farmers and improving direct linkage between department and farmers field situation. Training of paravets, vaccination awareness programme for control of contagious diseases, adoption of innovation for socio-economic upliftment of livestock farmers, increasing livestock entrepreneurial traits of livestock farmers are other important activities of the department.

2. Faculty

Sl. No. Name Designation Email ID Phone
1  Dr. Pankaj Kumar Asstt. Professor & Head drpankajvet69@gmail.com 9835676663
2 Dr. Saroj Kumar Rajak Asstt. Professor drsarojvetpatna@gmail.com

 

9430672336

 

3. Teaching

U.G. Courses (As per VCI)

Sl. No. Courses No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
1 VAE- 311 Principles and  Techniques of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension 2+1
2 VAE- 321 Livestock Economics, Marketing and Business Management. 2+1
3 VAE- 511 Livestock Entrepreneurship 1+0
4 TVC – 421 Veterinarian in Society 1+0

P.G. Courses (As per ICAR)

CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT
EXT 501* DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVES OF EXTENSION EDUCATION 1+1
EXT 502* DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION 2+1
EXT 503* DIFFUSION AND ADOPTION OF INNOVATIONS 2+1
EXT 504* RESEARCH METHODS IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 2+1
EXT 505* E-EXTENSION 2+1
EXT 506* ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN EXTENSION 2+1
EXT 507* HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 2+1
EXT 508 VISUAL COMMUNICATION 2+1
EXT 509 PARTICIPATORY METHODS FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT 1+1
EXT 510 GENDER SENSITIZATION FOR DEVELOPMENT 2+1
EXT 511 PERSPECTIVES OF DISTANCE EDUCATION 2+0
EXT 512 MARKET-LED EXTENSION 2+0
EXT 591 MASTER’S SEMINAR 1+0
EXT 599 MASTER’S RESEARCH 20

Non-Credit Compulsory courses:

Sl. No. Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
1 PGS- 501 Library and information services 0+1
2 PGS- 502 Technical writing and communication skills 0+1
3 PGS- 503 Intellectual Property and Its Management 1+0
4 PGS- 505 Agricultural Research Ethics and Rural Development Programmes 1+0
5 PGS- 506 Disaster Management 1+0

4. Research facilities and infrastructure

Research Projects Completed : 07
Ongoing Research : 3

Video Conferencing system, Training Hall, Conference Hall, A.V. Lab., Kisan Choupal, Medicinal Garden, Vermicompost and Azola unit etc.

5. Publications

Research Popular Articles Lab Manual Bulletins Books Book Chapters
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