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DIRECTORATE OF EXTENSION EDUCATION
 
Name
:
Dr. V. V. Rajani (Ph.D.)
Designation
:
Director of Extension Education
Contact Address
:
Office of the Directorate of Extension Education
Phone
:
91-285-2672653, 2672080-90 (Ext. 341)
Mobile
:
098791 04662
 
E-mail
:
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From the desk of Directorate of Extension Education…………
There are three main activities of Junagadh Agricultural University that is Education, Research and Extension. Out of these, Extension is the most important wing to bridge the gap between field and research. Extension Education helps farmers to increase farm productivity through adoption of innovations for better economy. Extension education is directly connected with socio-economic profiles of farmers, hence extension management requires specific skills for human resource development at farm condition to change attitude of farmers.
Junagadh Agricultural University works in ten districts of Saurashtra region of Gujarat state. University is playing key role regarding communication of valuable information of innovation to farmers through various media. University is also catering extension services to farmers with the help of Govt., non-govt. agencies and co-operative sectors. At mass level, University is doing its best efforts by participation of Scientists in State Govt. Programme for farmers i.e. Krishi Mahotsav Mega Mass Communication Festival.
On behalf of University, we are doing our best to cater extension services to last corners of remote area in Saurashtra region where farmer are getting benefit to improve not only there socio-economic status but also to increase national income of the country. I shall be really happy if our farmers take much more help of JAU extension system to access scientific information for increasing the farm production and productivity.
 
Faculty Information :
Sr.
Name
Designation
Qualification
Total
experience
in years
Specialized subject
Contacts
1.
Dr. V. V. Rajani
Director of Extension Education 
Ph.D.
35
Plant Pathology
9879104662
2.
Dr. V. J. Savaliya
Training Associate (PP)
Ph.D.
28 Agricultural Extension 9427741952
3.
Dr. H. C. Chhodvadia
Associate Extension Educationist
Ph.D
12 Agricultural Extension
9429222247
4.
Dr. G.R. Gohil
Extension Educationist
Ph.D.
33
Extension Education
9227508342
5. Dr. P. J. Gohil
Training Associate (Agro)
Ph.D. 12 Agronomy 9428188120
6. Dr. A. M. Polara Assistant Extension Educationist Ph.D. 2 Agronomy 9898616565
7.
Prof. V.M.Bhatt
Assistant Extension Educationist
M.Sc. (Agri.)
31
Biochemistry
99798 82630
8.
Shri S.M.Bhabhor
Agriculture Officer
M.Sc. (Agri.)
04
Extension Education
98794 84843
Training Centres :
For Farmers.........
  1. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jamnagar.
  2. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Amreli.
  3. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Targhadia (Rajkot).
  4. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Khapat (Porbandar).
  5. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nana Kandhasar (Surendranagar).
  6. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Pipaliya.
  7. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Morbi.
  8. Sardar Smruti Kendra, Junagadh.
For Government Officers.........
  1. Training and Visit Scheme, Junagadh.
Educational Short Term Courses:
Diploma Courses:
  1. Diploma in Agriculture, Halvad, Dist. Surendra Nagar.
Certificate Courses:
  1. School of Baking (Bakery), Junagadh.
  2. Mali Training Centre, Junagadh.
  3. Agro base ITI, Mahuva, Junagadh.
  4. Diploma in Agricultural Extension Services for Input Dealers.
  5. Integrated Nutrient Management for Fertilizer Dealers.
Communication Centers:
  1. ATIC (Agriculture Technology Information Centre) - Junagadh, Jamnagar, Amreli, Targhadia (Rajkot), Khapat (Porbandar), Nanakandhasar (Surendranagar).
  2. COC (Centre of Communication Network) - Junagadh.
  3. Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (MGMG), Junagadh.
  4. Farmer FIRST Programme (FFP) Project
Important Activities:
  1. Publication of JAU News Bulletin quarterly.
  2. Wrote more than 300 Agril. Recommendations on the outside wall of JAU.
  3. Extension Officers of Saurashtra region are being trained about latest agricultural technologies and they communicate to Village Extension Workers and farmers.
  4. Farmers, Farm Women and Youth of Gujarat and visiting farmers from other states are given knowledge about new technologies of agricultural and allied fields through lectures, trainings, literature, personal discussion and organizing visits to research stations.
Important Achievements:
  1. "Agricultural Scientists at the door step of the farmers" progaramme was launched and large numbers of farmers took the benefit of the scientist's knowledge.
  2. Junagadh Agril. University has spared the services of about 400 scientists in the Krishi Mahotsav celebrated by Govt. of Gujarat. 
  3. Educational Museum with Latest Exhibition Techniques.

 

Extension Education Activities during June-2019 

 

Extension Education Activities (Photographs) during June-2019