Agriculture Extension & Rural Development
Agriculture Extension & Rural Development
by Singh/Singh
Year 2012
Paperback/Hardbound Hardbound
ISBN 10 9380428375
ISBN 13 9789380428376
Language English
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Chapter 1. Education
1.1. Definitions of Education
1.2. Formal Education
1.3. Characteristics of Formal Education
1.4. Non Formal Education
1.5. Characteristics of Non Formal Education

Chapter 2. Extension Education
2.1. Meaning of Extension
2.2. Definitions of Extension
2.3. Components of Extension
2.4. Definitions of Agricultural Extension
2.5. Role of Extension Education
2.6. Scope of Extension Education
2.7. Needs of Extension Education
2.8. Objectives of Extension Education
2.9. Principles of Extension Education
2.10. Basic Philosophy of Extension Education
2.11. Steps of Extension Education Process
2.12. History of Extension Education
2.13. Methods of Extension At a Glance
2.14. Strategy of Technology Dissemination

Chapter 3. Teaching and Learning
3.1. Definitions of Teaching
3.2. Steps in Extension Teaching
3.3. Principles of Teaching
3.4. Definitions of Learning
3.5. Elements of Learning
3.6. Principles of Learning

Chapter 4. Skill Teaching
4.1. Meaning of Skill Teaching
4.2. Definitions of Skill Teaching
4.3. Elements of Skill Teaching
4.4. Steps in Presentation/Transfer of Skills to the Learners/Farmers

Chapter 5. Rural Leadership
5.1. Meaning and Definitions of Leader
5.2. Types of Leader
5.3. Characteristics of a good Leader
5.4. Principles of Leader
5.5. Importance of Leader
5.6. Training to Rural Leader
5.7. Selection Methods of Leader

Chapter 6. Programme Planning

6.1. Meaning and Definitions of Programme Planning
6.2. Concept of Needs
6.3. Steps in Programme Planning Process
6.4. Principles of Programme Planning
6.5. Plan of Work
6.6. Calendar of Work
6.7. Farm Production Plan
6.8. Village Development Plan
6.9. Importance of Extension Programme Planning
6.10. Characteristics of a Good Programme

Chapter 7. Motivation
7.1 Meaning of Motivation
7.2. Concept of Motivation
7.3. Types of Motivation
7.4. Definition and kinds of Motives
7.5. Objectives of Motivation
7.6. Techniques of Motivation
7.7. Importance of Motivation

Chapter 8. Evaluation
8.1. Meaning of Evaluation
8.2. Definitions of Evaluation
8.3. Types of Evaluation
8.4. Purpose of Evaluation
8.5. Importance of Evaluation
8.6. Principles of Evaluation
8.7. Steps of Evaluation
8.8. Criteria of Good Evaluation
8.9. Out Line of Evaluation

Chapter 9. Community Development
9.1. Meaning and Definitions of Community Development
9.2. Objectives of Community Development
9.3. Philosophy of Community Development
9.4. Principles of Community Development
9.5. Differences Between Community Development and Extension Education

Chapter 10. Audio-Visual Aids

10.1. What is Audio-Visual Aids?
10.2. Why Audio-Visual Aids?
10.3. Classification of Audio-Visual Aids
10.4. Choice of Audio-Visual Aids
10.5. Organizing Procedure of Audio-Visual programme
10.6. Guide Lines for Preparation of Audio-Visual Aids
10.7. Qualities of a Good Visual
10.8. Limitations of Audio-Visual Aids
10.9. Criteria for Selection and Evaluation of Audio-Visual Aids

Chapter 11. Self Help Group (SHG)
11.1. Back Ground of SHG
11.2. What is SHG?
11.3. Principles of SHG
11.4. Characteristics of SHG
11.5. Group Formation
11.6. Organizing the Group
11.7. Self Help Groups–Linkages With Banks
11.8. Models of Linkage Between Banks and SHGs
11.9. Maintenance of Records

Chapter 12. Group Dynamics
12.1. Definition of Group Dynamics
12.2. Some Dynamics Operating Groups
12.3. Methods of Group Problem Solving
12.4. Helpful Hints for Effective Communication

Chapter 13. Privatization
13.1. Meaning of Privatization
13.2. Benefits of Privatization
13.3. Possible Losses of Privatization
13.4. Privatization in Agricultural Extension Services
13.5. Why Privatization in Agricultural Extension Services
13.6. Challenges for Privatization of Agricultural Extension in India
13.7. Approaches of Privatization in Agricultural Extension
13.8. How Farmers Can Contribute Costs
13.9. Advantages of Privatization in Agricultural Extension Services
13.10. Disadvantages of Privatization in Agricultural Extension Services

Chapter 14. Cyber Extension
14.1. Why Cyber Extension?
14.2. Cyber
14.3. The Cyber Space
14.4. Extension
14.5. Cyber Extension
14.6. Cyber Agricultural Extension
14.7. Cyber Extension for Research, Extension and Communication
14.8. Application of Cyber Extension
14.9. Process of Cyber Extension
4.10. Important Tools of Cyber Extension
14.11. Advantages of Cyber Extension
14.12. Reasons for limited seepage of Cyber Extension in Rural Areas

Chapter 15. Communication
15.1. Introduction of communication
15.2. Definitions of Communication
15.3. Objectives of communication
15.4. Importance of communication in rural development
15.5. Scope of communication
15.6. Principles of communication
15.7. Elements of Communication
15.8. Characteristics of different elements of communication
15.9. Barriers to communication
15.10. Types of Communication
15.11. Models of communication
15.12. Advantages of communication models
15.13. Limitations of communication models
15.14. Factors affecting of communication
15.15. Communication style

Chapter 16. Adoption and diffusion process
16.1. Adoption process
16.2. Innovation
16.3. Characteristics of innovation
16.4. Adopters categories
16.5. Models of adoption
16.6. Factors affecting of adoption
16.7. Diffusion process
16.8. Elements of diffusion process
16.9. Innovation-decision process
16.10. Difference between communication and diffusion
16.11. Factors affecting of diffusion

Chapter 17. Training
17.1. Introduction of training
17.2. Definitions of training
17.3. Concept of farmers training
17.4. Guide lines for training for maximizing the output
17.5. Types of training
17.6. Models of training
17.7. Methods of training
17.8. Difference between training and education
17.9. Importance of training

Chapter 18. Rural Development
18.1. Meaning and Concept of Rural Development
18.2. Definition of Rural Development
18.3. Basic Elements of Rural Development
18.4. Objectives of Rural Development
18.5. Major Problems of Rural Area

Rural Development and Employment Programmes in India

Stage I: Pre- Independence Era(1866-1947):
1.1. Rural reconstruction Programme
1.2. Ideal Village Project
1.3. Shriniketan Programme
1.4. Gurgaon Project
1.5. Sevagram Project
1.6. Marthandam Programme
1.7. Gandhian Constructive Programme
1.8. Rural Development Programme
1.9. Grow More Food Campaign
1.10. Indian Village Service
1.11. Firika Development Project

Stage II: Post – Independence Era (1947-53):
2.1. Etawaha Pilot Project
2.2. Nilokheri Experiment
2.3. Sarvodaya Programme
2.4. Community Development Programme

Stage III: Community Development and National Extension Service Era (1953-60):
3.1. National Extension Service
3.2. C.D. Blocks or Intensive Development Blocks
3.3. Panchayati Raj System

Stage IV: Intensive Agriculture Development Era (1960-Till Date):
4.1. State Agriculture University
4.2. Intensive Agricultural District Programme
4.3. Intensive Agricultural Area Programme
4.4. Intensive Cattle Development Project
4.5. National Demonstration Programme
4.6. High Yielding Variety Programme
4.7. Training & Visit System
4.8. National Service Scheme
4.9. Small Farmer’s Development Agency and Marginal Farmers and Agricultural Laborers
4.10. Drought Prone Area Programme
4.11. Rural Work Programme
4.12. Crash Scheme of Rural Employment
4.13. Nehru Yuva Kendra (Nehru Youth Centre)
4.14. Pilot Intensive Rural Employment Project
4.15. Minimum Needs Programme
4.16. Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Farm Science Centre)
4.17. Integrated Child Development Service
4.18. Hill Area Development Programme
4.19. Command Area Development Programme
4.20. Operational Research Project
4.21. Integrated Rural Development Programme
4.22. Food for Work Programme and National Food for Work Programme
4.23. Desert Development Programme
4.24. National Agriculture Research Programme
4.25. Training of Rural Youth for Self Employment
4.26. Lab to Land Programme
4.27. National Rural Employment Programme
4.28. District Rural Development Agency
4.29. Rural Awareness Work Experience
4.30. Development of Women and Children in Rural Area
4.31. Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women
4.32. Supply of Improved Tool Kits to Rural Artisan
4.33. Rashtriya Mahila Kosh
4.34. Mahila Samriddhi Yojana
4.35. Indira Mahila Yojana
4.36. Developing Technology for Farm Women
4.37. Sunishchit Rojgar Yojana
4.38. Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme
4.39. National Fund for Rural Development
4.40. Voluntary Agencies / Non-governmental Organizations
4.41. Indira Awash Yojana
4.42. Samagra Awas Yojana
4.43. Rural Sanitation Programme
4.44. Council for Advancement of Peoples Action and Rural Technology
4.45. Operation Black Board
4.46. Participatory Technology Development
4.47. National Literacy Mission
4.48. District Primary Education Programme
4.49. National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education
4.50. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
4.51. Million Well Scheme
4.52. Jawahar Rojgar Yojana
4.53. Swaran Janati Gram Swarozgar Yojana
4.54. Special Employment Scheme (the third stream of JRY)
4.55. Employment Assurance Scheme
4.56. Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana
4.57. Watershed Development Programme
4.58. National Research Centre for Women in Agriculture
4.59. Ganga Kalyan Yojana
4.60. Technology Evaluation and Impact Assessment
4.61. National Agricultural Technology Project
4.62. Agricultural Technology Management Agency
4.63. Antyodaya Anna Yojana
4.64. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
4.65. Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana (Gramin Awas)
4.66. Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana (Rural Drinking water project)
4.67. e-choupal
4.68. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
4.69. Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana
4.70. Rural Water Supply Programme
4.71. Kisan Call Centres
4.72. Village Resource Centre Programme
4.73. National Horticulture Mission
4.74. Indira Gandhi Drinking Water Scheme
4.75. National Agricultural Innovation Project
4.76. Farm Schools
4.77. National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture

Various Rural Development and Employment Programmes in India At a Glance