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Professor &Head : Dr. B. N. Kalsariya, Ph. D.
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Faculty Strength (Current Position)
Sr. No.
Name
Designation
Higher Qualification
Experience
1.
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
Professor & Head I/C
Ph.D.
29 years
2.
Dr. V. N. Chavda
Associate Professor
Ph.D.
6 years
3.
Ms. Pro. Puffy I. Dave
Associate Professor
M. A., B. Ed.
23 years
4.
Pro. S. J. Parmar
Assistant Professor
M. Sc.
7 years
5.
Dr. B. H. Tavethiya
Assistant Professor
Ph.D.
12 years
6. Dr. J. V. Chovatiya Assistant Professor Ph.D. 6 years

Technical Staff (Current Position)

Sr. No.
Name
Designation
Qualification
Experience
1.
Ms. B. S. Patel
Agril. Assistant
Agril. Diploma
3.4 years

Supporting Staff (Current Position)

Sr. No.
Name
Designation
Qualification
Experience
1.
Mr. Y. B. Mori
Driver
8 pass
21 years
Courses Offered at UG /PG and Others(Current Year Odd & Even Sem.)

(A)  Post Graduate Courses

Teacher
Odd
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit
Dr. N. B. Jadav
 
Ag. Ext.605
Advanced Instructional Technology
2+1
Dr. V. J. Savaliya
 
Ag. Ext.604
Organizational Development
2+1
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
 
Ag. Ext.602
Advanced        Designs
and Techniques           in
Social   Science Research
2+1
Dr. V. N. Chavda
 
Ag. Ext.506
Entrepreneurship Development and Management in Extension
2+1
Dr. B. H. Tavethiya
 
Ag. Ext.505
E-extension
2+1
Dr. H. C. Chhodavadiya
 
Ag. Ext.507
Human Resource Development (HRD)
2+1
Pro. S. J. Parmar
 
PGS. 504
Agril. Research, Research Ethics and Rural Development Programmes
0+1
Dr. N. B. Jadav
Even
Ag. Ext.601
Advances in Agricultural Extension
2+1
Dr. V. N. Chavda
 
Ag. Ext.502
Development, Communication and Information Management
2+1
Dr. B. H. Tavethiya
 
Ag. Ext.503
Diffusion and Adoption of Innovations
2+1
Pro. S. J. Parmar
 
PGS. 502
Technical Writing and Communication Skills
0+1
Pro. P. I. Dave
 
PGS. 501
Library and Information Services
0+1

(B)  Under Graduate Programme, B.Sc. (Hons.) Agri.

Teacher
Odd
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit
Pro. S. J. Parmar
 
Ag. Extn.4.2
 Fundamental of Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology
2+0
Dr. V. N. Chavda
 
 
Ag. Extn.6.4
(New)
Entrepreneurship         Development and Business Communication
1+1
Dr. V. N. Chavda
 
 
Ag. Extn.6.4
(Old)
Entrepreneurship         Development
1+1
Dr. V. N. Chavda
 
ELP
Experimental Learning Programme under Student Ready Programme
0+2
Pro. S. J. Parmar
Even
Ag. Extn.3.1
Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education
2+1
Dr. V. N. Chavda
& Dr. B. H. Tavethiya
 
Ag. Extn. 5.3
Communication skill and personality development
1+1
Dr. V. N. Chavda
 
Ag. Extn. 7.5
RAWE Programme under Student READY Programme
0+2
Pro. P. I. Dave
 
Eng. 1.1
Comprehensive and Communication  skill in English
1+1

(C)  Under Graduate Programme, B.Sc. (Hons.) Horti.

Teacher

Odd

Course No.

Title of the course

Credit

Dr. B. H. Tavethiya

 

 

SSC 6.9

Entrepreneurship Development and Business Management

1+1

Dr. V. N. Chavda

Even

SSC 5.7

Fundamental of Extension Education

1+1

Pro. P. I. Dave

 

SSC 2.5

Communication Skills and Personality Development

1+1

Laboratory Facility   
Sr. No.
Name of Lab.
Seating Capacity
Purpose
UG or PG
1.
Laboratory with LCD Projector
25
Teaching
PG
2.
Laboratory with LCD Projector
35
Teaching
UG
3.
Audio-Visual Laboratory with basic Audio-Visual and Equipment
30
Teaching
UG
M.Sc/Ph.D. Students Guided
Name of Guide
No. of students being supervised (guided) by faculty
M.Sc. (Agri.)
Ph.D.
Dr. P. R. Kanani
03
06
Dr. N. B. Jadav
07
01
Dr. V. J. Savaliya
06
01
Dr. B.N. Kalsariya
05
02
Dr. G. R. Gohil
02
-
Dr. P. S. Gorfad
01
-
Dr. B.C. Bochalya
01
-
Dr. J. V. Chovatia
01
-
Dr. M. S. Chandavat
01
-

Dr. V. N. Chavda

02 -
M.Sc Theses Submitted
Sr. no
Title of thesis
Name of Students
Name of major guide
1.
Knowledge & adoption of Eco friendly practices followed by the groundnut growers of south Saurashtra zone of Gujarat State
M. K. Sahoo
Dr. P. R. Kanani
2.
Indigenous veterinary practices followed by the cattle owners of Junagdha district in Gujarat State
B. A. Savliya
Dr. P. R. Kanani
3.
Technological gap in groundnut pigeon Pea inter/relay Cropping System in south Saurashtra Zone of Gujarat State
G.R.Gohil
Dr. P. R. Kanani
4.
A study on reading behavior readership pattern & Extent of utilization of farm Literature by farm women of Junagadh district.
Ms. Mital C. daduk
Dr. B. R. Karkar
5.
Entrepreneurial behavior of the groundnut growers of Junagadh district of Gujarat State
R. P. Javiya
Dr. D. M. Thakrar
6.
Knowledge, adoption & constraints of garlic-growers with respect to recommended garlic production technology
V. G. Bard.
Dr. P. R. Kanani
7.
Technological gap & constraints in adoption of improved mango production technology.
M.M.Solnki
Dr. V. B. Sakariya
8.
Knowledge & attitude of farmers towards organic farming practices in south Saurashtra zone of G.S
C. D. Patel.
Dr. P. R. Kanani
9.
Indigenous veterinary practices followed by the cattle owners of Junagdha district in Gujarat State
B. A. Savliya
Dr. P. R. Kanani
10.
Technological gap in groundnut pigeon Pea inter/relay Cropping System in south Saurashtra Zone of Gujarat State
G.R.Gohil
Dr.P.R. Kanani
11.
A study on reading behavior readership pattern & Extent of utilization of farm Literature by farm women of Junagadh district.
Ms. Mital C. Dhaduk
Dr. B. R. Karkar
12.
Entrepreneurial behavior of the groundnut growers of Junagadh district of Gujarat State
R. P. Javiya
Dr. D. M. Thakrar
13.
Knowledge, adoption & constraints of garlic-growers with respect to recommended garlic production technology
V. G. Bard.
Dr. P. R. Kanani
14.
Technological gap & constraints in adoption of improved mango production technology.
M.M.Solnki
Dr. V. B. Sakariya
15.
Knowledge of Bt. cotton about distinction features of Bt. cotton
D.A.Chavda
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
16.
Cumin growers' knowledge & adoption about cumin production technology.
B.H.Tavethiya
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
17.
Knowledge and adoption of improved animal husbandry practices followed by gir Maldharies in Gir area of GujaratState
B. A. Makwana
Dr.P.R.Kanani
18.
Knowledge and adoption Patten of farmers with respect to mass media communication
U.B. Barvaliya
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
19.
A quintessential paradigm of organic farming in relation to adoption of organic farmers in Saurashtra
A.B.Kamani
Dr.P.R.Kanani
20.
Onion Growers' knowledge & Adoption about post-harvest techniques of onion
V.K.Poshiya.
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
21.
Farm women's knowledge and adoption of dairy practices in Junagadh district of Gujrat state.
Anil Kumar
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
22.
Knowledge of Bt. cotton about distinction features of Bt. cotton
D.A.Chavda
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
23.
Indigenous and scientific knowledge of farmers about uses of neem in Junagadh district of Gujrat state
M.K.Jadeja
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
24.
Impact of frontline demonstration (FLDS) of castor production technology on the knowledge & adoption level of caster growers in Junagadh district of Gujarat State
S.D.Satasiya
Dr.P.R.Kanani
25.
Capacity building of farmers through Training on organic farming practices in Surendranagar district of Gujarat State
N.B.Chauhan
Dr.P.R.Kanani
26.
Indigenous knowledge of the Gir Maldhari women about medicinal uses of plants in Junagadh District of Gujrat.
R.F.Vala
Dr.P.R.Kanani
27.
Role of self-Help groups (SHGs) for empowerment of women
Chandrvadia Kiran
Dr.P.R.Kanani
28.
Knowledge and adoption of coriander production technology.
Kumbhani.S.
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
29.
Knowledge and adoption of Kharif sesame growers about Recommended Kharif sesame production technology.
Dalsaniya A.M.
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
30.
Factors affecting the level of internet exposure of PG students of Junagadh Agricultural University.
Vegad N.M.
Dr.B.R.Karkar
31.
Knowledge of Agricultural students regarding Global Warming and it effect on sustainableagricultural.
Dadhania P.M
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
32.
Extension strategies for Risk Management in Dry Land Agriculture in north Saurashtra zone.
Makadia S.R.
Dr.P.R.Kanani
33.
Adoption of clean milk production practice followed by dairy farm women in Junagadh District
Pagar A.R.
Dr.M.N.Popat.
34.
Knowledge & Adoption of coconut production Technology in Junagadh District of Gujrat State.
Koli  M.A.
Dr.M.N.Popat.
35.
Knowledge  &  Adoption  of  castor  as  intercrop  with  groundnut                                 in south Saurashtra Agro climatic Zone ofGujrat
Humbal U.N.
Dr.B.R.Karkor
36.
Training Needs of Groundnut Growers of Junagadh district in South Saurashtra Agro- Climatic Zone
Mavani D.B.
Dr.B.R.Karkar
37.
Participation of fisher women in post- harvest operation Activities
Jadhav H.K.
Dr.M.N.Popat.
38.
Impact of frontline Demonstration on Groundnut Growers.
Podolia J.U.
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
39.
Knowledge And Adoption of recommended practices of Kharif groundnut growers in south Saurashtra Zone of Gujrat State
Hadiya B.B.
Dr.P.R.Kanani
40.
Quintessential Paradigm of SHGs' Women in relation to Group dimensions in Junagadh district
Parmar Sujata J.
Dr.P.R.Kanani
41.
Training Needs Of Farmer in Relation to Organic Farming Practices
Rohan Sharma
Dr.N.B.Jadav
42.
Employability of postgraduate scholars studying in Junagadh Agri. university
Omede Ugbede David
Dr.P.R.Kanani
43.
Technological Gap in Groundnut crop in south Saurashtra Agro Climatic Zone of Gujrat State.
Markana Jignesh.G.
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya.
44.
Entrepreneurial Behavior of Dairy Farm Women in Junagadh District.
Amreliya P.G.
Dr.V.J.Savliya
45.
Impact of Training on Farm Women's Adoption about Groundnut production technology
Rathod J.G.
Dr.V.J.Savliya
46.
Information Needs of Groundnut Growers in south Saurashtra Agro Climatic Zone of Gujrat State
Sangada B.J.
Dr.N.B.Jadav
47.
Impact of self-help groups               promoted under integrated watershed management programme on empowerment ofwomen
Bariya Minaxiaben M.
Dr.P.R.Kanani
48.
Attitude of Farm women towards post-Harvest Management of fruits and vegetables
Patel Raziyabanu.I.
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
49.
Impact of Training Imparted by KVK on the Knowledge and adoption of the beneficiaries about IPM in Cumin.
Rajput Rudradat P.
Dr. V.J.Savaliya
50.
Impact of improved varieties on livelihood of farmers of KVK adopted villages in Saurashtra region of Gujarat
Chhodavadia Harshad B.
Dr.P.R.Kanani
51.
Training Needs of farm women about improved animal husbandry practices
Diksha Sharma
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
52.
Adoption of crisis management in groundnut crop by groundnut growers of south Saurashtra Agro-climatic zone of Gujarat state
M.K. Jadeja
Dr.P.R.Kanani
53.
Socio-psychological impact of SHG on its members in Junagadh District
Nakum Pooja
Dr. V.J.Savaliya
54.
Adoption of Chili production practices With Drip Irrigation and conventional Irrigation Method By the Farmers in Rajkot District.
Fulmaliya Amit. M.
Dr. V.J.Savaliya
55.
Knowledge and Adoption of Farmers about cotton production practices Recommended by GAU and JAU in Junagadh District.
Raviya Pranav.B.
Dr.G.R.Gohil.
56.
Knowledge and Attitude of Farmers towards 'SWAJ' Bio-fertilizes and Bio- pesticides in Junagadh District of Gujrat state
Vanpariya Jaydip
Dr.N.B.Jadav
57.
Extent of information needs about animal Husbandry Practices by the Farm women of Rajkot District
Jadeja Khushbuba M.
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
58.
Attitude and Aspiration of post Graduate Student of Junagadh Agricultural university towards Agricultural entrepreneurship.
Suraji yugender Reddy
Dr.M.S.Chandavat
59.
Patten of Participation of farm women in Agricultural Activities and decision making in Rajkot district of Gujrat State.
Vaghasiya Krupali P.
Dr.V.J.Savaliya
60.
Career Preference of Agricultural girls’ students of Junagadh Agricultural university for different occupations
Lakhlani Manshi. M
Dr.G.R.Gohil
61.
Avoidance of Agriculture as a profession by the farmer of north Saurashtra Agro-climatic zone
Kapuriya Tushar D.
Dr.N.B.Jadav.
62.
Perception of groundnut growers about damage caused by pests in Junagadh district of Gujarat state
Zala Prashant H.
Dr.N.B.Jadav.
63.
Knowledge and adoption of farmers about pomegranate production practices in Saurashtraregion
Kadam Data Narayan Rao
Dr. P. S. Garfad
64.
Technological gap in plant protection practices of groundnut and cotton in Rajkot district of Saurashtra region
Sardhara Akash D.
Dr. N. B. Jadav
65.
Knowledge and attitude of Catton growers towards integrated pest management in Surendranagar district of Gujarat state
Rathwa Yogesh H.
Dr. B. C. Bochalya
66.
Capacity building of farm women through training in relation to clean milk production
Khunt Krimpal Ratilal
Dr. P.R.Kanani
67.
Knowledge & Adoption of farmers about chickpea production technology in Junagadh district 
Tankodara Kalpesh Dineshbhai
Dr.G.R.Gohil
68.
Knowledge and utilization pattern of information and communication technology service by post graduate students in Junagadh Agricultural University 
Jyothi P.
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
69.
Perception of Fig Farmers towards usefulness of ATMA project in Saurashtra region   
Hothi Harsh Sukhdev
Dr.N.B.Jadav
70.
Knowledge and adoption of farmers about grain storage practices in Junagadh district 
Rathava Sunil Govindbhai
Dr.J.V.Chovatia
71.
ICT exposure of extension personnel in Saurashtra region 
Rose Mathews
Dr.N.B.Jadav
72.
Evaluation of on campus farm women training programmes conducted by farmer training centre Junagadh
Khushboo Bhati
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
73.
Technological Knowledge & attitude of input dealers towards agro-service of Junagadh 
Khambhala Kishan A.
Dr.V.N.Chavada
74.
Perception of Mango growers about rejuvenation technology in gir Somnath  district of Gujarat state
Padaliya Dhaval Nareshbhai
Dr.M.K.Jadeja
75.
Impact of cluster frontline demonstrations on groundnut growers’ under the scheme of national mission on oilseed & oil palm (NMooP) in Saurashtra region  
Jalu swati Narabhai
Dr. M.K.Bariya
76.
Technological gap in adoption of recommended pigeon pea production technology  under food security mission progrmmme in Amreli district 
Maheta Sachin 
Dr. P.S.Gorfad
77.
Perception of groundnut growers towards modern communication media in saurashtra region 
Shakati Ranjan
Dr. N. B. Jadav
78.
Knowledge and attitude of farmers towards soil health card scheme saurashtra region  
Patel Ravi M.
Dr. G.R.Gohil
79.
Aspiration and perception of graduates from Gujarat Agricultural Universities towards agriculture as a profession  
Lavrti Mohinidevi  
Dr. M.K.Bariya
80.
Assessment of livelihood security of farmers in coastal area of saurashtra region   
Gajera Divyesh Shaileshbhai
Dr. J.V.Chovatia
81.
Comparative analysis of FIG and non-Fig farmers of Agricultural technology Management Agency (ATMA) Project in Junagadh district
Sadavati Parag
Dr. M.K.Jadeja
82.
Knowledge & Attitude of Junagadh Agricultural University students towards Experimental learning programme (ELP)
Kakadiya Keval
Dr B.N.Kalsaiya
83.
Knowledge of farmers towards integrated farming system in saurashtra region
Dervaliya Sanjana B.
Dr. P.S.Gorfad
84.
Impact assessment of National innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) project on farmers of north saurashtra Agro-climatic zone 
Bodsa Divyesh M.
Dr. V.N.Chavada
85.
Assessment of farmer’s sensitivity towards Junagadh Agricultural University  
Dobariya Khushbu G.
Dr. J.V.Chovatia
86.
Attitude of Farmers towards their daughter’s higher education
Ramoliya Princy
Dr. B.N. Kalsariya
87.
Perception of cotton growers about pesticide usage in saurashtra region 
Padaliaya Darshana
Dr. N.B.Jadav
88.
Indigenous technical knowledge of dairy farmers in saurashtra region
Chhuchur Jagruti
Dr. P.S.Gorfad
89.
Assessment of horizontal spread of groundnut production technology disseminated through Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Dedhaniya Dharti
Dr. H.C.Chhodvadiya
90.
Knowledge and attitude of Agro-input dealers about certificate course on pesticide management
Pithiya NimishKumar Mulubhai
Dr. H.C.Chhodvadiya
91
Impact of Reliance Foundation Information Services on Beneficiary Farmers of Saurashtra Region
Devraj Jevlya
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
Ph.D. Theses Submitted
Sr. no
Title of thesis
Name of Students
Name of major guide
1.
Managerial ability of mango growers about scientific cultivation of mange orchard
N.B. Jadav
Dr.M.N.Popat
2.
Impact of integrated horticultural development programme in Junagadh district of Gujarat state
Kum. Daxa. G. Kotadia
Dr.M.N.Popat
3.
Farmers’ perception about usefulness of agriculture extension system
Chavada.V.N.
Dr.M.N.Popat
4.
Managerial ability of veterinary officers working under panchayat in Saurashtra region of Gujarat state
H.B.Gardharia
Dr.M.N.Popat
5.
Farmers’ perception of quality and aflatoxin  contamination of groundnut
G.D.Satis Kumar
Dr.M.N.Popat
6.
Entrepreneurial behavior of mango growers of Gir area of Gujarat state
N.B.Bharad
Dr.M.N.Popat
7.
Knowledge and adoption of  Post-harvest techniques  of groundnut crop in south Saurashtra Agro-climatic zone of Gujarat state
M.G.Chavda
Dr.M.N.Popat
8.
Determinations of effectiveness for krishi Jivan farm Magazine
V.J.Savaliya
Dr.M.N.Popat
9.
Crisis management adopted  by cotton growers of south Saurashtra Agro-climatic zone of Gujarat state
Gohil. G.R.
Dr.M.N.Popat
10.
Sustainability of groundnut based cropping system of south Saurashtra Agro-climatic zone of Gujarat state
Khodifod P.B.
Dr.P.R.Kanani
11.
Managerial efficiency of coconut plantation growers  in coastal area of Saurashtra region
B.N.Kalsariya
Dr.M.N.Popat.
12.
Farmers’ perception & adoption of groundnut production  technology
Gorfad P.S.
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
13.
Participation of farm women in decision making process with respect to animal husbandry
Chandravadiya Kiran U.
Dr.D.M.Thakrar
14.
Consequences of innovations generated by agricultural university on livelihood of migrated siddi tribal farmers in content of discriminate function analysis
Girish. P. Deshmukh
Dr.P.R.Kanani
15.
Impact of self-help groups promoted under integrated watershed management programme on empowerment of women
Bariya minaxiben
Kanji Bhai 
Dr.P.R.Kanani
16.
Development of attitude scale and ascertaining the techno. economic changes of cotton growers in respect of drip irrigation system in saurashtra region
Patel Jay V. 
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
17.
Impact of improved varieties on livelihood of farmers of KVK adopted villages in Saurashtra region of Gujarat
Chhodavadia
Harshad B.
Dr.P.R.Kanani
18.
Adoption of crisis management in groundnut crop by groundnut growers of south Saurashtra Agro-climatic zone of Gujarat state
M.K. Jadeja
Dr.P.R.Kanani
19.
A study on leadership behavior of heads of panchayat raj institutions for agricultural development in south saurashtra agro climatic zone of Gujarat
S.S. Patil
Dr.P.R.Kanani
20.
A study on feedback  mechanism of agricultural extension services in Saurashtra region on Gujarat
Abul kashem
Mohammad
Jahangir  Hossain
Dr.P.R.Kanani
21.
Crisis management adopted by castor growers of north Saurashtra region of Gujarat state
Tavethiya B.H.
Dr.V.J.Savaliya
22.
Knowledge and attitude of SHG members in relation to entrepreneurial activities in Saurashtra region.
Nidhi
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
23.
Assessment of Mobile communication technologies in adoption of information and framer’s decision making process  
Pankaj Kumar Meghwal
Dr. N.B.Jadav
24.
Knowledge attitude and utilization of information & communication technology services by famers of saurashtra region of Gujarat state
Raviya Pranavkumar bipinbhai 
Dr.  V.  J. Savaliaya
25.
Attitude & perception of farmer’s towards natural farming in saurashtra region 
Zala Prashant Haribhai 
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
26.
Assessment of resource use management behaviour of farm managerial ability of cotton growers  
Kapuriya Tushar D.
Dr. N.B.Jadav
27.
Perceived impacts and strategies to cope-up with climate change on agriculture farming saurashtra region of Gujarat state
Khunt krimpal R.  
Dr. N.B.Jadav
28.
Communication behaviour of scientists of Krishi Vigyan Kendras of western india
Nagiri Kishor 
Dr. V. J. Savaliaya
29.
A critical study on generation of farmers contemporary innovations and re-inventions in Saurashtra region
Vaghasiaya  Krupali P.
Dr. N.B.Jadav
30.
Attitude & live hood security of small and marginal farmers towards agricultural diversification  
Rathod Rajsinh B. 
Dr.B.N.Kalsariya
Faculty Participated in Trainings/Refresher Course/Summer/Winter School etc.
Sr.
No.
Name of faculty
Period
Nature of training
Place
From
To
1
Prof. M. K. Jadeja
17.10.2016
20.10.2016
Training methods for Trainers  of Extension Institution 
Directorate of Extension Education, JAU, Junagadh
2
Dr. B.N. Kalsariya
22.11.2016
25.11.2016
Training Programme on Community Radio for Agricultural Development
Directorate of Extension Education, JAU, Junagadh
3
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
21.4.2017
22.4.2017
National Seminar SEEG – 2017 on "Extension Plus : Expanding the Horizons of Extension for Holistics Agricultural development"
SDAU, Sardarkrishinagar
4
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
28.5.2017
31.5.2017
National conference on "Technological changes and Innovations in Agriculture for Enhancing Farmers’ Income"
JAU, Junagadh
5
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
20.6.2017
22.6.2017
Workshop on “Up-gradation of Human Resource Development for Extension Personnel”
JAU, Junagadh
6
Dr. V.J.Savaliya
19.6.2017
09.7.2017
Refresher Training on “Achievement Motivation in Education” 
UGC: Human Resource Development Center, Saurashtra University, Rajkot   
7
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
19.08.2017
19.08.2017
Seminar on "AdhunikKhetima Pak Sanrakshan : SamasyaaneSamadhan"
JAU, Junagadh
8
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
02.09.2017
22.09.2017
CAFT Training course on “Extension Strategies for Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture to Address Sustainable Development Goals”
IARI,
New Delhi
9
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
21.09.2017
-
Workshop on “Extension Strategies for Strengthening Agri-Nutri Linkages”
IARI,
New Delhi
10
 Prof. S.J. Parmar
5.01.2018
25.01.2018
Winter school  on “Innovation in Agricultural extension for enhanced technology application and stakeholder empowerment in context to changing agrarian needs”
IARI,
New Delhi
11
Dr. V. J. Savaliya
14.02.2018
16.02.2018
Workshop on “Agricultural Extension: Time to Change”
MANAGE, Hyderabad
12
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
28.03.2018
29.03.2018
Workshop on “Institutional Development Plan for Junagadh Agricultural University”
JAU, Junagadh
Seminar / Symposia / Workshop Attended by Faculty
Sr. No.
Name of Faculty
Period
Place
Title
From
To
 
 
1.
Prof. M. K. Jadeja
16.11. 2016
18.11.2016
DEE, JAU, Junagadh
Recent Extension Approaches  for Effective Transfer of Technology 
2.
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
11.06.2016
11.06.2016
NAU at Navsari.
Plant Protection in Organic Farming
3.
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
23.12.2016
23.12.2016
Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad
Pashupalan ane Sajiv Kheti
4.
Dr. V. J. Savaliya
14.02.2018
16.02.2018
MANAGE, Hyderabad
Workshop on “Agricultural Extension: Time to Change”
5.
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
21.04.2017
22.04.2017
Sardarkrushinagar
National Seminar SEEG – 2017 on "Extension Plus : Expanding the Horizons of Extension for Holistics Agricultural development"
6.
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
28.05.2017
 
31.05.2017
 
Junagadh
National conference on "Technological changes and Innovations in Agriculture for Enhancing Farmers’ Income"
7.
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
20.06.2017
 
22.06.2017
 
Junagadh
Workshop on Up-gradation of Human Resource Development for Extension Personnel
8.
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
19.08.2017
19.08.2017
Junagadh
Seminar on "Adhunik Khetima Pak Sanrakshan : Samasya ane Samadhan"
9.
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
21.09.2017
21.09.2017
IARI,
New Delhi
Workshop on “Extension Strategies for Strengthening Agri-Nutri Linkages”
10.
Dr. B. N. Kalsariya
28.03.2018
 
29.03.2018
 
Junagadh
Workshop on “Institutional Development Plan for Junagadh Agricultural University”
11.
Prof. S. J. Parmar
28.03.2018
 
29.03.2018
 
Junagadh
Workshop on “Institutional Development Plan for Junagadh Agricultural University”
Seminar/workshop/symposia organized by the Department
Sr. No.
Title
Period
Place
Organized by
From
 To
1.
National Seminar on Contemporary Innovations for Quantum Extension in Agriculture Development
18.3.2016
19.3.2016
Junagadh
Society of Extension Education, Gujarat and Junagadh Agricultural University Junagadh
Training organized by the Department
Sr. No.
Title
Period
Place
 
Nature of training
No. of Participants
From
To
1.
Profitable Dairy Farming
24.7.2018
28.7.2018
COA, JAU. Junagadh
Vocational Training
40
Papers Published in Journals
Sr. No.
Details of Publication
NAAS Rating
1.
Omede U. D. and Kanani, P. R. (2015). Employability of Postgraduate Scholars Study in Junagadh Agricultural university. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. 3(3) :1
-
2.
Nidhi and Kalsariya, B. N. (2017). Constraints Faced by the Farmers in Adoption of IMP in Cauliflower Cultivation. International Journal of Botany and Research (IJBR), 7(4) : 9-12 ISSN (P): 2277-4815 & ISSN (E) : 2319- 4456
4.08
3.
Kalsariya, B. N.; Khodifad, P. B.; Gorfad, P. S.; Gohil, G. R.; Kanani, P. R. and Jadeja, M. K. (2015). Discernment of Coconut Plantation Growers about Quality and Damaged Caused by Eriophyid Mite on Coconut. AGRES – An International e-Journal. 4(4): 380-384
3.82
4.
Kalsariya, B. N.; Khodifad, P. B.; Gorfad, P. S. and Markana, J. G. (2016). Managerial Efficiency Of Coconut Plantation Growers In Coastal Area Of Saurashtra Region. Int. J Agr Sci., 8(13) : 1169-1172.
 
4.10
5.
Kalsariya, B. N.; Gohil, G. R.; Tavethiya, B. H. and Patel, R. I. (2016). Connotation Of Managerial Efficiency of Coco nut Plantation Growers. Int J Agr Sci. 8(13) : 1219-1221.
 
4.10
6.
Tavethiya, B. H.; Kalsariya, B. N.; Patel, J. V.; Chauhan, N. B. and Donga, S. J. (2016). Green Gram Growers Knowledge About GreenGram Production Technology. Int J AgrSci, 8(13) : 1230-1231.
 
4.10
7.
Kapopara, M. B.; Parmar, S.J. and Lakhani, N.S. (2016). Impact assessment of vocational training on baking among urban women in Gujarat. Int J Agr Sci, 8(21) :1389-1390
 
4.10
8.
Tajpara, M. M.; Chandawat, M. S.; Bhorniya, M.F.; Bochalya, B. C. and Kalsariya, B. N. (2016). Knowledge level of beneficiaries dairy farmers about recommendations of SAUs on improved animal husbandry Practices. Int J Agr Sci, 8(21) : 1396-1398.
 
4.10
9.
Parmar, Sujata; Makvana, B. A. and Kanani, P.R. (2016). Women SHGs upliftment through group dynamic effectiveness in Gujarat. Int J Agr Sci, 8(22) : 1440-1442.
 
4.10
10.
Gohil, G. R.; Raviya, P.B.; Parakhiya, A.M. and Kalsariya, B.N. (2016). Constraints faced by cotton growers in crisis management of cotton cultivation in Gujarat. Int J Agr Sci, 8(25) : 1500-1502.
 
4.10
11.
Gohil, G. R.; Nakum, P. B.; Kalsariya, B.N. and Patel, R. I. (2016). Knowledge level of cotton growers about crisis management for cotton cultivation. Int J Agr Sci, 8(25) : 1503-1505.
 
4.10
12.
Savaliya, B.A.; Kanani, P. R.; Savsani, H. H.; Javia, B. B.; Vekariya, S. J. and Kotadiya, C. R. (2016). Study on socio-economic profile of cattle owners of Junagadh district. Int J Agr Sci, 8(26) : 1543-1545.
 
4.10
13.
Savaliya, B.A.; Kanani, P.R.; Savsani, H. H.; Javia, B. B.; Vekariya, S. J. and Jivani, H.M. (2016). A study on knowledge of cattle owners of Junagadh district about indigenous veterinary practices. Int J Agr Sci,8(26) :1546-1548.
 
4.10
14.
Raviya, P. B.; Fulmaliya, A. M.; Mavani, D. B. and Kalsariya, B. N. (2016). Constraints faced by farmers in adoption of recommended groundnut production technologies. Int J Agr Sci, 8(26) :1557-1559.
 
4.10
15.
Bariya, M. K.; Kanani, P.R.; and Chhodvadia, H. C. (2016). Functional and mutual relationship between profile characteristics of SHG & non SHG members with their level of Empowerment: anempirical assessment. Int J Agr Sci, 8(27) : 1560-1563.
 
4.10
16.
Bariya, M. K.; Kanani, P. R.; Parmar, S. J. and Jadeja, M. K. (2016). Impediments faced by women SHGs    promoted    under    integrated watershed management programme. Int J Agr Sci, 8(27) :1564-1567.
 
4.10
17.
Bariya, M. K.; Kanani, P. R.; Jadav, N. B. and Kalsariya, B. N. (2016). Motivational factors and utilization pattern of loan by Self Help Group members. Int J Agr Sci, 8(27) : 1568-1570.
 
4.10
18.
Chhodavadia, H. C.; Dudhat, A. S.; Patel, J. V.; Mehta, Hemangi D. and Jadeja, M. K. (2016). Efficacy of novel insecticides against Spodoptera litura fabricius on cabbage. Int J Agr Sci, 8(27) : 1574-1575.
 
4.10
19.
Markana, J. G.; Kalsariya, B. N.; Gorfad, P. S.; Gohil, G. R. and Jadeja, M.K. (2016). Knowledge level of the farmers about improved cultivation practices of Kharif groundnut technology. Int J Agr Sci, 8(27) : 1580-1582.
 
4.10
20.
Markana, J. G.; Kalsariya, B. N.; Jadeja, M. K.; Patel, J.V. and Marviya, P.B. (2016). Technological gap in adoption of improved cultivation practices by kharif groundnut growers. Int J Agr Sci, 8(27) : 1583-1585
 
4.10
21.
Chauhan, N. B.; Tavethiya, B. H.; Kanani, P. R. and Patel, D.V. (2016). Path analysis- an essential tool for measuring capacity building through training of organic farming practices. Int J Agr Sci, 8(27) : 1586-1589.
 
4.10
22.
Chauhan, N. B.; Tavethiya, B. H.; Kanani, P.R.; Kalsariya, B. N. and Donga, S.V. (2016). Vermicompost technology in Malia taluka of Saurashtra in Gujarat state- a case study. Int J Agr Sci, 8(27) : 1590-1591.
 
4.10
23.
Nakum, Pooja B., Savaliya, V. J.; Kalsariya, B.N. and Makwana S. M. (2018). Perception Level of the Women about Performance of Self Help Group. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 7(11): 1873-1879
5.30
24.
Diksha Sharma, Kalsariya B. N., Sharma Sonika and Nidhi (2018). Extent of Adoption and Attitude of the Farm Women towards Improved Animal Husbandry Practices in Saurashtra Region of Gujarat. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, 10(6), : 5529-5530. ISSN: 0975-3710&E- ISSN: 0975-9107
4.20
25.
Nidhi; Kalsariya, B. N. Parmar, Sujata and Meena, Devendra Kumar (2018). Role of SHG in Poverty Reduction. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 7(8): 1489-1492
5.30
26.
Nakum, Pooja B, Savaliya, V. J., Kalsariya, B. N. and Makwana, S. M. (2018). Socio-psychological impact and measurement of components in relation to SHG among the members in Junagadh district. International Journal of Chemical Studies; 6(5): 2075-2077
5.30
27.
Jadeja,  K.M.;  Kalsariya,  B.  N.  and  Jadeja,  M.K.(2019). Information needs of farm women towards animal husbandry practices. International Journal of Chemical Studies; 7(2): 1613-1616
5.30
28.
Markana, J. G.; Kalsariya, B. N. and Bharad, N. D. (2015). Constraints Faced by Farmers in Adoption of Scientific Kharif Groundnut Production Technologies. Gujarat Journal of Extension Education. 26(1):43-46
-
29.
Kalsariya, B. N.; Bharad, N. D. and Gardharia, H. B. (2015). Farm Women’s Perception Regarding Training Programme and Opinion about Training Institute. Gujarat Journal of Extension Education. 26 1):58-62
-
30.
Kalsariya, B. N.; Bharad, N. D. and Jadeja, M. K. (2015). Impactof Training Programme in Terms of Gain in Knowledge for Sustainable Agriculture. Gujarat Journal of Extension Education.26(2):154-157
-
31.
Jyotika Rathod and V. J. Savaliya (2016) Farm women’s adoption level about groundnut production in Junagadh district. Glacier, Journal of Scientific Research,1(1): 25-27.
-
32.
Amreliya . P. G and V. J. Savaliya (2016) Relationship Between Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Characteristics of Dairy Farm Women. Glacier, Journal of Scientific Research 1(1): 49-51.
-
33.
Savaliya, V. J.; Raviya, P. B. and Popat, M. N. (2016) Relational analysis of profile of readers and significance of agricultural magazine. Glacier, Journal of Scientific Research,1(1): 55-58.
-
34.
Rudradat Rajput and V. J. Savaliya (2016) Constraints faced by the cumin growers in adoption of IPM. Glacier, Journal of Scientific Research,1(1): 1-4.
-
35.
Rudradat Rajput and V. J. Savaliya (2016) Knowledge about IPM in cumin and it’s relationship with profile characteristics of farmers. Glacier, Journal of Scientific Research, 1(1): 20-22.
-
36.
J.V.      Chovatia,    B.N.    Kalsariya    and    M.K.   Kanani    (2017).    Scale Development For Measuring The Attitude Of Cotton Growers Towards Drip Irrigation System. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 28(2) : 214-217 ISSN 2322-0678.
3.86
37.
M. K. Jadeja; P.R. Kanani and K.M. Jadeja (2017). Perception About Crisis Management And Its Knowledge By Groundnut Grower Of South Saurashtra Agro-Climatic Zone. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 28(2):397-401 ISSN 2322-0678.
3.86
38.
M.K.  Jadeja,  P.R.  Kanani  and  K.M.  Jadeja  (2017)  Adoption  ofcrisis management   in   groundnut   crop   by   groundnut  growers  of      South Saurashtra agro-climatic zone, Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 28(2): 165-168 ISSN 2322-0678
3.86
39.
Rankja, N. J.; Kalsariya, B.N. and Jadeja, M. K. (2017). A Study on Pre-Harvest Forecast Model of Groundnut Yield using Weather Parameters for Junagadh District of Gujarat. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 28(1) : 25-27.
3.86
40.
David, Omede U.; Kanani, P. R. and Kalsariya, B. N. (2017). Factors Influencing Employability of Postgraduate Scholars Studying in Junagadh Agricultural University. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 28(1) : 178-181.
3.86
41.
Kalsariya, B. N.; Rankja, N. J. and Gohil, G. R. (2017). Constraints Encountered and Suggestions offered by Beneficiary Farmers of ATMA.
Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 28(1) : 208-210.
3.86
42.
Chovatia, J. V.; Kalsariya, B. N. and Kanani M. K. (2017). Scale Development for Measuring the Attitude of Cotton Growers towards Drip Irrigation System. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 28(2) : 214-217.
3.86
43.
Gohil, G. R.; Lakhlani, Manshi and Kalsariya, B. N. (2017). Impact of on Campus Trainings on Knowledge Level of Farmers about Latest Agricultural Production Technologies. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 28(2) :365-368.
3.86
44.
Rankja, N. J.; Kalsariya, B. N. and Butani, A. M. (2017). An Analysis of Growth Trends in Cotton Productivity for Rajkot District of Gujarat. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 28(2) : 389-392.
3.86
45.
Hossain, A. K. M. J.; Kanani, P. R. and Kalsariya, B. N. (2018). Relationship of Farmers Profile with Utilization of Feedback Mechanism of Agricultural Extension Services. Extension Strategies for Doubling the Farmers’ Income for Livelyhood Security, Special Issue. Guj. J. Ext.Edu. : 128-134.
3.86
46.
Chovatia, J. V.; Kalsariya, B. N. and Odedra, R. K. (2018). Attitude of Cotton Growers towards Drip Irrigation System of Saurashtra Region. Extension Strategies for Doubling the Farmers’ Income for Livelihood Security, Special Issue. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. : 38-40.
3.86
47.
Chovatia, J. V.; Kalsariya, B. N. and Bariya, M. K. (2018). Relationship between Characteristics of Cotton Growers with Drip Irrigation System and Techno Economic Changes. Extension Strategies for Doubling the Farmers’ Income for Livelihood Security, Special Issue. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. : 117-119.
3.86
48.
Rankja, N. J.; Kalsariya, B. N. and Prajapati, A. P. (2018). Trend Analysis in Cotton Area for Junagadh District of Gujarat. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 29(1) : 58 -61
3.86
49.
Kalsariya, B. N.; Rankja, N. J. and Gorfad, P. S. (2018). Constraints faced and Suggestion Offered by Farmers in Accessing the Required Information through SMS and Voice Messages. Guj.J.Ext.Edu.29(1):99-101
3.86
50.
Gorfad, P. S.; Chovatia; J. V. and Kalsariya, B. N. (2018). Adoption of Improved Groundnut Production Technology by Groundnut Growers. Guj. J. Ext. Edu. 29(2) : 201-202
3.86
51.
B. H. Tavethiya, V. J. Savaliya and A. M. Fulmaliya (2019). A study on Knowledge Level of Crisis Management Practices of Castor Growers. Agricultural Update, Vol. 14(1): 15-17.
4.39
52.
Kalsariya, B. N , Parmar, S. J. and Chavda V. N (2019). Farmer’s cognizanceandExpectationsaboutJunagadhAgriculturalUniversity.Guj.
J. Ext. Edu. Special Issue on National Seminar : 106-111.
3.86
Other Publication viz Books, Book chapter, Practical Manuals, Bulletins etc.
Sr. No.
Details of Publication
1.
Sharma Disha and Kalsariya, B. N. Animal Husbandry: An Epicentre for empowerment of Rural Women : Empower Community. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing Co., 978-613-9-86914-5.
2.
Kalsariya, B. N. and Kanani, P. R. (2017) Key to Success in agriculture: Objectives MCQ's JRF, SRF, NET and other competitive exams new edition.
3.
Amreliya, P. G.; Savaliya V. J.  and Rajput R. P.(2016) Entrepreneurial Behaviour of dairy farm women. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing Co., ISBN 978-365-9-960-550. 
4.
Rathod, J. P. and Savaliya, V. J. and Rajput, R. P.(2016)Impact of Training on farm women's adoption about grounut production. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing Co., ISBN 978-3-659-90269-7. 
5.
Rajput, R. P., Savaliya, V. J. and Rathod, J. P. (2016) Impact of Training imparted by KVK on knowledge and adoption.  Lap Lambert Academic Publishing Co., ISBN 978-3-659-94832-9. 
6.
Parmar S. J.; Nidhi and Rathod J.G. (2016). Dairy Women's Participation in the Process of Decision Making. Agricultural Extension: Techniques and Applications. Biotech Books, 4762-63/23, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj, New Delhi-110002. pp. 261:266
7.
Kanani, P. R.; Kalsariya, B. N. and Jadeja, M. K. (2015). Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) for Sustainable Development in Agriculture. Agriculture : Innovation, Strategy and Technology in 21st Century. Archers & Elevators Publishing House, Bangolore. Vol. 1 :1-12.
8.
Omede Ugbede David, Kanani, P. R. and Kalsariya, B. N. (2015). Techniques of Improving Organizational Climate for Agricultural Development.  Agriculture: Innovation, Strategy and Technology in 21st Century. Archers & Elevators Publishing House, Bangolore. Vol. 1 :196-206.
9.
Parmar Sujata; Kanani P. R. and Kalsariya B. N. (2015) Collective Action – Key Element for Rural Women Empowerment. Agriculture:  Innovation, Strategy and Technology in 21st Century. Archers & Elevators Publishing House, Bangalore, 2 : 166-173  ISBN No. 978-93- 85640- 01-1
10.
K.D. Tankodara, S.J.Parmar,Pankajkumar (2019). Mobile Phone As A New Paradigm In Agricultural Information Dissemination. Empowerment of rural people in India, Pratham Publication:22-27.
On-Going Research Schemes/Projects
Sr. No.
Title and BH
Funding agency
Principal Investigator
Period (year)
Sanctioned Amount
(Rs. in lakh)
From
To
1.
Socio economic impact assessment and evaluation
Government of Gujarat
Professor & Head
2012
Continues
2.65
New technical programmes proposed (only titles)
Sr. No.
Title
1.
Socio –economic impact of GJG-22 variety of Groundnut and its consequences
2.
Impact of covid-19 pandemic on agriculture in Saurashtra region: Adaptation strategies and way forward  
Projects Completed
Sr. No.
Title
PI & Co-PI
Grant
(Rs. lakh)
Duration
1
Documentation and analysis of success stories and their horizontal spread in Saurashtra region
PI-      Dr. P. R. Kanani,
           Professor and Head,
Co-PI-
1. Prof. M. K. Jadeja, Assistant Professor
2. Dr. B. N. Kalsariya, Assistant Professor
-
2015 to 2016
2
Comparative Study between agricultural and non –agricultural pesticide dealers
PI-      Dr. P. R. Kanani,
           Professor and Head,
Co-PI-
1. Dr. B. N.  Kalsariya, Assistant Professor
2. Prof . M. K. Jadeja, Assistant Professor
3. Dr. V. J. Savaliya, Assistant Professor
-
2015 to 2016
3
Impediments perceived by cotton growers in adoption of drip irrigation system in Junagadh district
P IDr. P. R. Kanani ,    
        Professor and Head
Co-PI:            
1. Dr. V. J. Savaliya, Assistant Professor
2. Prof . M. K. Jadeja, Assistant Professor
3. Dr. B. N.  Kalsariya, Assistant Professor      
-
2015 to 2016
4
Consequences of ATMA project in selected districts of South Saurashtra
PI-      Dr. P. R. Kanani,
           Professor and Head,
Co-PI-
1. Dr. B. N.  Kalsariya, Assistant Professor
2  Prof . M. K. Jadeja, Assistant Professo
3  Dr. V. J. Savaliya, Training Associate    4  Dr. V. N. Chavda, Associate Professor  
-
2015 to 2016
5
Information needs of farmers in relation to mobile text/mobile voicemessagesapplicationinJunagadhandGirSomnathdistricts
PI-      Dr. P. R. Kanani,
           Professor and Head,
Co-PI-
1  Dr. B. N.  Kalsariya, Assistant Professor
2  Prof . M. K. Jadeja, Assistant Professor
3  Dr. V. J. Savaliya, Training Associate    4  Dr. V. N. Chavda, Associate Professor  
-
2015 to 2016
6
Gender role in Agriculture and Livestock Activities
PI-      Dr. B. N.  Kalsariya,
           Professor and Head,
Co-PI-
1  Pro. S. J. Parmar, Assistant Professor
2  Dr. V. N. Chavda, Associate Professor  
-
2018 to                  2019
7
Awareness  and expectations of farmers from Junagadh Agricultural University
PI-   Dr. P. R. Kanani, Professor   
       and Head
Co-PI:
1 Dr. V. N. Chavda, Associate Professor
2  Prof. S. J. Parmar, Assistant Professor
-
2018 to 2019
8
Determinates of farmers towards abandoning their agriculture
PI- Dr. P. R. Kanani, Professor   
       and Head
Co-PI:
1 Prof. S. J. Parmar, Assistant Professor
2  Dr. V. N. Chavda, Associate Professor
3  Dr. B. H. Tavethiya, Assistant Professor                         

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2019 to 2020

Any other relevant information related to department
Popular Articles :

1. Kalsariya B. N.; Kanani P. R. and Parkhia A. M. (2009 - 2019). "Samasya ane Samadhan" on different topics of agriculture, published in every Monday in "Krushi Prabhat" edition in Commodity World daily newspaper.

2. Nidhi; Kalsariya, B. N. and Naga, K. L. (2016). Urban Agriculture. Reader Shelf, 13(1) :57-58  ISSN : 2321-7405

3. Nidhi; Kalsariya, B. N. and Kishan Lal Naga (2016). Socio Economic Empowerment of Women through SHG. Marumegh Kisaan E- Patra, 1(2) : 52-55 ISSN : 2456-2904

4. Diksha Sharma; Nidhi and Kalsariya, B. N. (2017). MGNREGA : An Epicenter for Women Empowerment. Marumegh Kisaan E- Patra, 2(1) : 100-102 ISSN : 2456-2904

5. Nidhi; Kalsariya, B. N.; Naga, K. L. and Shilpa, V. C. (2017). Importance of ITKs in Groundnut Crops. Reader Shelf. 13(4) :4-6   ISSN : 2321-7405

6. Nidhi; Kalsariya, B. N. and Shilpa, V. C. (2017). Cyber Extension and its Tools for Transfer of Technology in Agriculture. Reader Shelf, 13(5) :26-27  ISSN : 2321-7405

7. Nidhi; Ardeshna, N. J.; Kalsariya, B. N. and Shilpa, V. C. (2017). Problems of Agricultural marketing in India. Reader Shelf, 13(5) :57-58  ISSN : 2321-7405

8. Gohil, G. R.; Parakhiya, A. M.; Savaliya, S. G. and Savaliya, V. J. (2017). October Masna Kheti Karyo. Krishi Jivan, September, 2017, pp. 16-17.

III.  Co-Curricular Activities

The faculties of the department are associated with various co-curricular activities like,

  • Admissions, examinations, University sports, University convocation,
  • Student’s educational tours, krushi mela, farmers fairs and krushi mahotsava,
  • Radio and TV talks giving latest information on various aspects related to the topics under the purview,
  • deliver the lectures in conducting training programme etc.,
  • Radio talks, TV talks giving latest information on various aspects related to the topics under the purview, case studies,
  • Participation in Agricultural Fairs, Krishi Mahotsav,
  • National Service Scheme is handled by this department and one seven days special camp in different village and One day camps about tree plantation, Swachata Abhiyan, Health awareness etc. are organized in different phase of students study.
Achievement:

Awards/ medals received by the faculty/ students

Sr. No.
Name of Teacher/ Research scientist
Nature of Awards/ Medals
Authority
Year
1.     
P. R. Kanani
Best Oral Presentation
Society of Extension Education Gujarat & AAU, Anand
2018
2.     
Kalsariya B. N.
Best Oral Presentation
Society of Extension Education Gujarat & AAU, Anand
2018
3.     
S. J. Parmar
Best Oral Presentation
Society of Extension Education Gujarat & AAU, Anand
2018
4.     
Kalsariya B. N.
Best Oral Presentation
ASM Foundation, New Delhi and Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh
2017
5.     
Gohil G. R. and Kalsariya B. N.
Best Poster Presentation Award
ASM Foundation, New Delhi and Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh
2017
6.     
Kalsariya B. N.
Best Poster Presentation
ASM Foundation, New Delhi and Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh
2017
7.     
Kalsariya B. N.
Best Poster Presentation Award
Society of Extension Education Gujarat and SDAU, Sardarkrushinagar
2017
8.     
Kalsariya B. N.
GAAS Award
Gujarat Agricultural Association of Sciences, Ahmedabad
2016
9.     
Kalsariya B. N.
Best Poster Presentation Award
Society of Extension Education Gujarat and JAU, Junagadh
2016
10.
Kalsariya B. N.
Best Oral Presentation
Society of Extension education Gujarat and JAU, Junagadh
2016
11.
Sujata Parmar 
Best Paper Presentation
SEEG National Symposium 
2019

Student READY Programme

Reorientation of graduates in agriculture/allied subjects for ensuring and assuring employability and develop entrepreneurs for emerging knowledge intensive agriculture, the component envisage the introduction of the programme in all the Agricultural Universities as prerequisite for the award of degree to ensure hands on experience and practical training. Conceptualize the thought and suggestion made by 5th Dean Committee the Student READY Programme (Student Rural Entrepreneurship Awareness Development Yojana) was launched by Hon‟ble Prime Minister of India Mr. NarendraModi on 25th July, 2015.

There two components are being offered to the students of 7th and 8th semesters class. i) Rural Awareness Works Experience Programme (RAWEP) and ii) Experiential Learning Programme (ELP).

RAWE Programme:

Student READY (Rural Entrepreneurship Awareness Development Yojana) programme is a new initiative of Indian Council of Agricultural Research to reorient graduates of Agriculture and allied subjects for ensuring and assuring employability and develop entrepreneurs for emerging knowledge intensive agriculture.

Rural Awareness Works Experience (RAWE) and Agro-Industrial Attachment (AIA):

The Rural Awareness Works Experience (RAWE) helps the students primarily to understand the rural situations, status of technologies adopted by farmers, prioritize the farmers’ problems and to develop skills and attitude of working with farm families for overall development in rural area.

This programme is undertaken by the students during the VII semester for a total duration of 20 weeks with a weightage of 0+20 credit hours in two parts viz., RAWE and AIA. It consists of general orientation and on campus training by different faculties followed by village attachment/unit attachment in University/ College/ KVK or a Research station. The students are attached with the agro-industries to get an experience of the industrial environment and working. The students are required to record their observations in field and agro-industries on daily basis and prepare their project report based on these observations. The students will prepare and present project report.

Experiential learning:

The experiential learning programme is offered for 180 days (one semester) period in the final year. The word ‘experiential’ essentially means that learning and development are achieved through personally determined experience and involvement. The students of eighth semester are placed in different departments (Entomology, Plant pathology, Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Science) during eighth semester. They actively participate in the works carried out in the department and earns during learning.

Future Goals:

  • Enhance the knowledge of postgraduate students for national level examinations
  • Transformation of Department of Extension Education into Division with dedicated facilities of university
  • Develop the available faculties of university in different areas of extension education
  • Organizing one to three-week training Programme on core issues in the field of extension education and
  • Exploring information/knowledge about advances in extension education to the faculties of university

Budget head wise sanction Grant and Utilization                                                                                                                                                (Amount Rs. in Lakh)

Sr.
No.
Budget Head
Name of the Scheme
Sanctioned Grant (Rs in lakh)
Expenditure (Rs in lakh)
Income
(Rs in lakh)
Pay & Allow
Recurr-ing
Non- rec.
Total
Pay & Allow
Recurring
Non- rec.
Total
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(v)
(vi)
(vii)
(viii)
(ix)
(x)
(xi)
(xii)
Non Plan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plan
1.
12563
 RAWE
-
-
5.95
5.95
-
-
2.44
2.44
-
2.
12414
Socio-economic impact, assessment and evaluation
-
-
2.65
2.65
-
-
1.95
1.95
-
ICAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RKVY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other