Division of Agricultural Extension Education

  • Teaching
The Division of Agricultural Extension Education has been involved in imparting UG and PG courses to develop human resource in the field of Extension Education. The various fields of study in Extension education discipline are Adoption, Monitoring & Evaluation, Indigenous Technical Knowledge, a participatory rural appraisals participatory monitoring evaluation extension teaching methodology etc.
In addition to routine UG and PG classes the division is conducting Rural Agricultural Work Experience Programme(RAWE) for UG in teaching and PGS courses like ethic in research. The teachers of this division are also associated with Agri-Business Management teaching etc.
  • Research
The focus of the research in Division of Agricultural Extension Education has been to standardize and being done as
Applied Research:
  • Process, Outcome and Impact Evaluation
  • Diffusion and adoption research
  • Entrepreneurial research

  • Strategic:
  • Identification, documentation and validation of ethno-agri-practice for sustainable agriculture
  • Identification of standards for providing extension service e.g which model is best for TOT.
  • This division has completed various University funded and External funded projects and reports stand submitted.
    • Extension
    The Division of Agricultural Extension Education has been actively involved in various outreach engagements for the social benefit of farming community and line departments. The involvements include regular interaction through print and electronic media where technologies are disseminated in the form of popular articles, TV & Radio Talks. The Scientists of the Division have been serving various districts of the region as resource personnel for T& V monthly workshops who are involved in regular advocation of various technologies to Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture and Command Area Development. This Division has conceived an innovative village visit programme.
    • Externally Funded Projects : 02
    Name of the project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Duration
    Popularization of Bio fertilizers in Rainfed Area of Jammu Division PI - Dr. S.K. Kher   Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India , New Delhi 3 years
    Impact of the Government Intervention in Procurement of Rice Dr. Rajinder Peshin Department  of Agriculture, Govt of Jammu & Kashmir 6 months
    • University Funded Projects : 02
    • M.Sc (Ag) Extension Education
    • Ph. D Agricultural Extension Education
    Dr. Rakesh Nanda
    Designation : Professor
    Area of Specialization : Participatory Rural Appraisals, Evaluation, Research Methodology
    E mail : rakeshnanda2@rediffmail.com
    Contact No : +91 9419703645

     
    Dr. S. K. Kher
    Designation : Professor
    Area of Specialization : Transfer of technology, Communication & Diffusion
    Contact No : +91 9419252668
    E mail : shiban16kher@gmail.com

     
    Dr. Rajinder Peshin
    Designation : Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization : Evaluation and Diffusion Research, Integrated Pest Management Extension,Scaling Techniques in Social Science
    E mail : rpeshin@rediffmail.com
    Contact No : +91 9419205774

     
    Dr. P.S. Slathia
    Designation : Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization : Training, Extension Management, Identification & Documentation of ITKs
    E mail : slathia2007@gmail.com
    Contact No : +91 9419152592

     
    Dr. Poonam Parihar
    Designation : Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization : Extension Education,Entrepreneurship Development & Communication

    E mail : pparihar2003@yahoo.co.in
    Contact No : 941911331

     
    Dr. L.K. Sharma
    Designation : Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization : Extension Methods, Diffusion and Adoption of Innovation &
    Media Production
    E mail : drlaxy@gmail.com
    Contact No : +91 9419200534

     
    Dr. Rakesh Nanda
    E mail rakeshnanda2@rediffmail.com;
    Contact No. +91 9419703645
    Designation Professor & Head
    Area of Specialization Participatory Rural Appraisals, Evaluation, Research Methodology
    Publication (in numbers)
  • National
  • International
  • 43
    Nil
    Projects completed Nil
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Two
  • Professional experience 28 years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Life member of Indian society of Extension Education.
  • 2. Life member of society of Extension Education.
  • 3. Life member of society for community mobilization for sustainable development.
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    Dr. S. K. Kher
    E mail shiban16kher@gmail.com  
    Contact No. +91 9419252668  
    Designation Professor  
    Area of Specialization
  • 1. Transfer of technology
  • 2. Communication & Diffusion
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    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 53
  • Nil
  •  
    Projects completed
  • Three
  • Two
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    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • 1. Bharat Jyoti award
  • 2. Best Paper Presentation award : 02
  • 3. Best Poster Presentation : 1
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    Professional experience 33 years  
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • 1. Indian society of Extension Education
  • 2. Gujarat society of Extension Education
  • 3. Maharashtra society of Extension Education
  • 4. Extension Review(annual)
  • 5. Executive councilor: Indian journal of Extension Education, IARI, New Delhi
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  • 6. Life Member of Green cross Society, Agra
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    Dr. Rajinder Peshin
    E mail rpeshin@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419205774
    Designation Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization
  • 1. Evaluation and Diffusion Research
  • 2. Integrated Pest Management Extension
  • 3. Scaling Techniques in Social Science
  • Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 30
  • 14
  • Projects completed
  • One
  • Twenty Five university funded
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Nil
  • Professional experience 25 years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • 1.Indian Society of Ecology
  • 2.Society of Extension Education
  • 3.Farmer Field School Net
  • 4.Society for Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development
  • 5.Councilor: Indian Society of Ecology
  • 6.Editorial Board: Journal of Food Legumes
  • 7.Editorial board: Journal of Plant Protection and Social Sciences
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    Dr. Nafees Ahmad
    E mail nafees_extn@yahoo.com
    Contact No. +91 9469210921
    Designation Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization Agricultural Extension
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 23
  • Nil
  • Projects completed
  • University funded project-02
  • ICAR funded project-01
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Best paper presentation award by Society of extension Education, Tamil Naidu Agril. University, Combalote, December 2010
  • Professional experience Associate Professor-02 yrs & 6 month Assistant Professor-09 yrs Other experience-02 yrs
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • 1.Indian society of Extension Education, IARI, New Delhi
  • 2.Society of Extension Education, TNAU
  • 3.Rajasthan Society of Extension Education.
  • 4.Life Science Reporter
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    Dr. P.S. Slathia
    E mail slathia2007@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419152592
    Designation Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization Training, Extension Management, Identification & Documentation of ITKs
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 26
  • Nil
  • Projects completed
  • University funded project-02
  • ICAR funded project-01
  • DST funded project - 01
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • 1. ISEE- Fellow award: Indian society of Extension Education IARI, New Delhi
  • 2. Young Scientist Award : Indian society of Extension Education IVRI, Bareilly
  • 3. Best Paper Presentation Award - 02
  • Professional experience 25 years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • 1.Life member of Indian society of Extension Education, IARI, New Delhi
  • 2.Life member of Rajasthan society of Extension Education, Udaipur
  • 3.International Society of extension education, Nagpur
  • 4.Indian Journal of traditional knowledge
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    Dr. L.K. Sharma
    E mail drlaxy@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419200534
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Extension Methods, Diffusion and Adoption of Innovation & Media Production
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 10
  • Projects completed
  • One
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • 1. 1st Position in B.SC Ag (hons)
  • 2. Shared Gold Medal in M.Sc (Ag.)
  • Professional experience 8 years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • 1. Society of Extension Education Agra
  • 2. Indian society of Extension Education, Delhi
  • 3. Rajasthan society of Extension Education
  • 4. Maharashtra Society of Extension Education
  • 5. International society of Extension Education
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    Dr. Sarabdeep Kour
    E mail sarabdeep_kour@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419653221
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil fertility, Nutrient management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 22
  • 01
  • Projects completed
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
    Professional experience 07 years of in Teaching, Research and extension in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Soil Science
  • Soil Conservation Society of India
  • The Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture
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    Dr. Sarabdeep Kour
    E mail
    Contact No. +91 9419203116
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil fertility, Nutrient management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 32
  • Projects completed
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
    Professional experience 08 years of in Teaching, Research and extension in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
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    Dr. R. Puniya
    E mail ramagron@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419256071
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Nutrient Management, Conservation Agriculture & Weed Management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 19
  • Projects completed
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
    Professional experience 01 year of in Teaching, Research and extension in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Jr. Research Fellowship
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship
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