Ph.D. in Agriculture Extension

IGNOU- Indira Gandhi National Open University
In Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Aligarh and 16 other venues

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Where and when

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IGNOU Regional Centre Opp. Nirma Institute of Technology Sarkhej - Gandhinagar Highway Chharodi Ahmedabad, 382481, Gujarat, India
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IGNOU Regional Centre 3/310, Marris Road, Aligarh - 202001 Uttar Pradesh, 202001, Uttar Pradesh, India
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IGNOU Regional Centre No.293, 39th Cross, 8th Block, Jayanagar BANGALORE, 560070, Karnataka, India
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Indira Gandhi National Open University Regional Centre C-1, Institutional Area Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
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IGNOU Regional Centre I.T.I. Building Bulepur (District Ludhiana) Khanna, 141401, Punjab, India
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Course programme

Agriculture Extension is the engine of agricultural development through transferring and training of advances in the production technologies to farmers and other stakeholders of agriculture sector. The extension system should not only transfer the knowledge and information to farmers but it should facilitate application of knowledge in field. The extension system is changing in India. The Open and Distance Learning is a new entry in the country's extension system and can play an important role in extension activity. The Ph.D. Programme seeks to conduct research studies to increase access to knowledge and technologies for development in agriculture.


The objectives of the programme are to:

-to promote the open and distance learning in agriculture through postgraduate programmes in Agricultural Extension;
-to develop the human resource capabilities of research and extension personnel of national agricultural research and development systems;
-to popularize the application of ICTs in agricultural extension management system; and
-to develop model of open distance education in offering post graduate and research programmes in agriculture education.

Programme Structure:

-Fundamentals of Agriculture Extension and Communication
-Advances in Agriculture Extension
-Agriculture Extension Management
-Information Communication Technology in Agriculture
-Research Methodology and Scaling Techniques

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