Veterinary Extension and Rural Development has been written to suit the academic requirements of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the discipline of extension education of Agricultural and other Universities.
The information herein have been carefully sorted, analysed, classified, compiled and presented in most easy and understandable manner for benefits of not only undergraduate and post graduate students but also for extension teachers, extension workers, researchers, administrators and planners. This book could be very useful for the students preparing for competitive examinations like UPSC, Sate Public Service Commissions, Bank examinations, etc.
This book contains two sections. First section deals with Extension Education having eleven chapters and second section deals with Rural Development having twelve chapters. Chapters are carefully arranged to keep it interesting while navigating the book for various information. The entire book has been prepared in a simple and clear language so that the contents could be easily followed by the readers.
Section-I: 1. Livestock Extension Education: Concept, Principles and Philosophy,2. Teaching-Learning Process in : Extension, 3. Extension Teaching Methods., 4. Audio-Visual Aids in Extension Teaching, 5. Extension Communication, 6. Extension Actors, 7. Participatory Extension, 8. Rural Sociology, 9. Diffusion and Adoption of Livestock Innovations, 10. Extension Programme Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, 11. Data Collection and Report Writing
Section-II: 1. Rural Development: Concept and Meaning,,2. Rural Development during Pre and Post-Independence Period, 3. Planned Strategies for Rural Development in India,4. Panchayati Raj System, 5. Important Rural Development Programmes,6. Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) and NationalRural Livelihood Mission/ Ajeveeka, 7. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural EmploymentGuarantee Act (MGNREGA), 8. Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), 9. National Agriculture Development Programme / RashtriyaKrishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), 10. Other Related Programmes, 11. ICAR Front Line Extension Programmes, 12. Livestock Development Programmes/Schemes.