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AGR 008 ON FARM EDUCATION AND VISITS TO DIFFERENT INSTITUTIONS                             (0L+2P) II

Objective
  The objective of this course is to acquaint remedial class students about socio-economic profile of farm families, identifying the village problems and preparation of action plan to solve them. The students will be also visiting KVKs, ICAR Institutes, SAUs and some agripreneurs to know their role in research, extension and development.

Theory

UNIT I
  On farm education: Analysis of socio-economic profiles of rural families and their farming situations, determination and prioritization of  village problems, formulation of  objectives, preparation of action plan, Orientation of IARI TOT and KVK activities, Educational Tour, Visit to different ICAR institutes and SAUs for orientation in agricultural research, education and extension programmes, Visit to IARI Regional stations, Understanding agro-ecological situation of the country.