The 2nd Fully Revised Edition of the very well accepted book contains all the relevant, updated and revised topics including current and emerging areas pertaining to extension science which includes Concepts and Principles of Extension, Rural Sociology and Psychology, Research Methodology, Developmental Schemes in India, Management, Programme Planning and Evaluation, Process of Communication, Information and Communication Technology, Diffusion of Innovation, Training for Development, Farm Journalism, Women empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming. The data has been fully updated with years clearly marked against each to avoid confusion. Students who are aspiring to become experts in the field of Extension Science, this book will be quite helpful for them to prepare for all competitive exams including ARS and PG entrance examination in addition to equipping them in all the dimensions of extension education.
Asif Mohammad joined Indian Council of Agricultural Research in 2009 and currently working as Scientist in the Eastern Regional Station of ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute at Kalyani, West Bengal. K. Ponnusamy joined Indian Council of Agricultural Research in 1997 and currently working as Principal Scientist (Agricultural Extension) in ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute at Karnal, Haryana Rajiv Baliram Kale joined Indian Council of Agricultural Research in 2011 and currently working as a scientist (Agricultural Extension) in ICAR- Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research, Rajgurunagar, Pune, Maharashtra.
1. Concepts and Principles of Extension
2. Developmental Schemes in India and Abroad
3. Rural Sociology and Psychology
4. Research Methodology
6. Programme Planning and Evaluation
7. Process of Communication
8. Information and Communication Technology
9. Diffusion of Innovation
10. Training for Development
11. Farm Journalism
12. Women Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming Model Paper for ARS Agricultural Extension