P.hd (Agri)(Extension)

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth
In Akola

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Akola
Krishi Nagar, 444104, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

P.hd (Agri)(Extension)

The Department of Extension Education Dr.PDKV, Akola was established in the year 1969. The Department is mainly involved in Teaching, Research and Extension Education. It offers technical and logistic support for the Agriculture and allied extension activities conducted at the University level. Department offers course for specialization in information and communication technology, extension management and rural sociology.

Department is imparting education at both the Post Graduate and Doctorate degree levels.
Department offers courses for specialization in information and communication Technology, Extension Management and Rural Sociology under which different courses are offered and also the research projects are conducted in partial fulfillment for award of M.Sc.(Agri.) and Ph. D. (Agri.) degrees.
The postgraduate education leading to M.Sc. (Agri.) and Ph.D. degree is offered at Department of Extension Education, Akola, Agriculture College, Nagpur and Agriculture College, Amravati offers M.Sc. (Agri.) degree programme. The total intake capacity for Post Graduate students (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) is as under.

The Department has well furnished staff rooms, well equipped classrooms and seminar hall with Computer (Internet), LCD projector, OHP, Digital video cameras, Public address system, Television set etc., which are frequently used by the students and faculty.

The Department has a well-equipped laboratory and also the newly established interactive classroom system.

Major Courses : 9 Credits
1
EXT 601 Advances in Agricultural Extension
2+1
2
EXT 602*** Advanced Design and Techniques in Social Science
2+1
3
EXT 603*** Advances in Training Technology
2+1
Minor Courses : 6 Credits
4
AG ECON 606 Advanced Agril Marketing and Price Policy
2+1
5
STAT 601 Advanced Statistical Methods
2+1
Supporting Courses : 3 Credits
6
AGRON 604 Advanced in Crop Growth and Productivity OR
2+1
7
FSC 602 Advances in Production of Fruit Crops OR
2+1
8
AH 601 Advances in Livestock Production and Management
2+1
Non Credit Compulsory Courses : 2 Credits
9
PGS 501 Library and Information Services
0+1
10
PGS 504 Basic Concepts in Laboratory Techniques
0+1
Semester- II (05 Credits)
Major Courses : 3 Credits
1
EXT 604 Organizational Development
2+1
Supporting Courses : 2 Credits
2
Stat- 607 Multivariate Analysis
1+1
Non Credit Compulsory Courses : 2 Credits
3
PGS 502 Technical Writing and Communication skills
0+1
4
PGS 503 Intellectual Property & its Management in Agriculture
1+0
Semester- III (07 Credits)
Major Courses : 4 Credits
1
EXT 605*** Advanced Instructional Technology
2+1
2
EXT 691 Doctoral Seminar I
0+1
Minor Courses : 3 Credits
3
AG ECON 609 Environmental Economics
2+1
Non Credit Compulsory Courses : 2 Credits
4
PGS 505 Agricultural research ethics and rural development programmes
1+0
5
PGS 506 DisDisaster Managementaster Management
1+0
Semester- IV (01 Credits)
Major Courses : 1 Credits
1
EXT 692 Doctoral Seminar II
0+1
Semester- V and VI
1
Doctoral Research

Research Activities
The Department of Extension Education is engaged in the Departmental research Work. Since last 37 years, the Department has undertaken more than 270 research projects on vital areas namely-

• Adoption Behaviour of farmers
• Communication
• Evaluation of development projects
• Training
• Farmers psychology
• Extension personnel
• Agril. Education
• Educational technology
• Farm Management
• Indigenous Technology Knowledge
• Watershed Development
• Irrigation projects and systems
• Village Institution
• Leadership
• Tribals
• Farm women
• Mass media
• Panchayatraj
• Agril. Labour
• Livelihood security
• Self help Groups
• Farmers distress

The Department is implementing a ICAR funded research project on TMC MM 5.2 on Social Dynamics of Cotton Production in Distress Area as a lead centre with co-centres are located at Punjab, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and CICR , Nagpur.


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