Veterinary Extension and Rural Development

by Bhabesh Chandra Das
ISBN: 9789390175185 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 602 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2021
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 40.1 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA
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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.

Bhabesh Chandra Das is Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He did his M V Sc from IVRI, and Ph D from NDRI in Extension Education. He has served more than 25 years in many organizations, namely, DANIDA Project, Indo-Swiss Project, DFID, Watershed Mission of Government of Odisha, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (NIRD&PR), Government of India, Odisha Milk Producers’ Federation Ltd. (OMFED), Odisha  in different positions as an extension education and rural development expert before joining as Assistant Professor in OUAT.

He teaches extension education, rural development and general management in UG and PG classes. He has supervised 14 PG and 02 Ph. D theses and published more than 110 research papers in national and international journals. Dr. Das has authored 10 books and contributed chapters in 7 books.

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.