Innovative Extension Approaches in Technology Transfer
Hansra, B.S.; Ananth, P.N.; Suraj, P.T.; Varghese, John Jo; Prabhukumar, S. & Chandragowda, M.J.
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Book ID : 28961
ISBN-10 : 81-8356-018-0 / 8183560180
ISBN-13 : 978-81-8356-018-4 / 9788183560184
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
CONTENTS:- 1. Innovative Extension approaches of mitraniketan; 2. Agriculture information systems - Retrospect and prospects; 3. Relevance and roles of private extension in the context of millennium development plans; 4. Cyber extension: An alternative approaches in agriculture extension-some experience; 5. Using ICTs in development: Information village research project, Pondicherry; 6. Strategy focused knowledge management support for extension services - The KISSAN - Kerala approach; 7. ITC e Choupal; 8. Information and communication technology (ICT) As an alternative extension approach: A critical analyse of ICT project in India; 9. Implementation strategy in World Bank funded "Diversified agriculture support project (DASP)" in State of Uttar Pradesh with emphasis of multiple approach of extension for dissemination of technology; 10. Extension and farmer training of E.I.D. parry (I) Ltd.; 11. The agriclinics and agribusiness centres scheme: An Innovative extension approach; 12. Role of NABARD in Agriculture and rural development; 13. Extension approaches of State Bank of Travancore for empowerment of Rural sector; 14. Institution village Linkage programme - An alternate strategy for technology assessment and transfer; 15. e-Extension on transfer of technology - An experience; 16. Participatory curriculum development through farmers field school.
The book on Innovative extension approaches is the proceedings of a National Seminar on alternative extension approaches held at Mitraniketan Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kerala on Feb 21-22, 2004. Various Research and development organization strive hard to transfer their innovations to the necessary target groups. Many of them fall short due to the lack of innovative approaches in transferring technologies. Some of the R & D institutions have excelled in the business of technology transfer is due to adoption of innovative extension approaches. It is high time that we need to document those successful approaches and disseminate at a greater level. This book consists of 16 winning approaches that are innovative envisaged by government, non government, corporate and other sectors in the field of technology transfer. The well acclaimed and leading innovative approaches of Mitraniketan KVK on the development of rural extension sub centre, Knowledge centers of MS Swaminathan Research foundation, Agri-clinic approach of ministry of agriculture, E-choupal of ITC, approach of EID parry Ltd., approaches of NABARD, State bank of Travancore, KISSAN Kerala of Indian institute of Information technology and management - Kerala, Cyber extension of National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) and other similar approaches are dealt in detail. The book will be highly useful to people working on technology transfer, refinement and training at various levels. The book entails with a great insight on the innovative extension approaches for effective imitation for development. This book is a confident document for the students, research scholars, extension workers, social workers, administrators and other targeted audience.