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The KVK also organizes a good number of extension activities for the benefit of the farming community as well as other stake holders. It has successfully conducted 15 nos. of field days on different crops in farmers field to motivate the farmers for scientific crop production. Other activities like exposure visit of farmers, farmers scientist interactions, kissan sanmelan, agricultural exhibition, diagnostic survey, focus group discussion, etc. are organized regularly as per the requirement of farmers. Besides participating in various district level exhibitions, this KVK has also participated in regional as well as national level agriculture exhibition inconnection to National Workshop on KVK’s (Hyderabad), 96th Indian Science Congress (NEHU, Shillong) and NE Agrifair, 2009, Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh). Similarly 20 nos. of extension literature have been published on different topics of agriculture, animal science and home science. Various need based information has also been disseminated through mass media like newspaper, radio and TV.

Extension Activities

Nature of Extension Activity

No. of Activities

Purpose/
topic and Date

Participants

Field Day

3

Blackgram (var.T-9) 3/12/10,Groundnut (var.ICGS-76)13/12/10,
Turmeric (var.RCT-1)1/2/11

85

Kisan Mela

1

 

150

Exhibition

3

 

-

Film Show

29

 

830

Method Demonstrations

70

 

2100

Farmers Seminar

3

 

550

Workshop

 

 

 

Group meetings

 

 

 

Lectures delivered as resource persons

20

 

450

Newspaper coverage

5

 

 

Radio talks

1

 

 

TV talks

 

 

 

Popular articles

 

 

 

Extension Literature

170

 

800

Advisory Services

185

 

1130

Scientific visit to farmers field

205

 

1025

Farmers visit to KVK

170

 

205

Diagnostic visits

160

 

1340

Exposure visits

19

 

341

Ex-trainees Sammelan

1

 

 

Farm Science Club Conveners meet

2

 

55

Self Help Group Conveners meetings

5

 

120

Mahila Mandals Conveners meetings

2

 

64

PRA survey

2

 

96

Field visit

172

 

1190



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