Extension Education, IVRI Izatnagar

About Extension Education IVRI

About Division (Maximum in 500 words, please also provide minimum 5 high resolution photographs of building / lab/ event / achievement etc.: Division of Extension Education was established at ICAR-IVRI Izatnagar in the Year 1970. In the initial years, division undertook several field extension projects such as ORP on livestock and fodder improvement (1976), Lab to Land programme (1979) and 20 point economic programme (1983), emphasizing on testing the field applicability of various veterinary and animal science technologies in the farmers’ situation. In 1985, when ICAR-IVRI was granted Deemed University status, the Division started Post-graduate education programme in the area of Extension Education. So far, 122 Master’s and 98 Ph.D. degrees have been awarded. One of the most important activities of the Division is conducting research on multi-dimensional issues to livestock technology transfer through institute funded as well as extramural research projects. The Division also performs some field extension activities mainly to generate inputs for research.