Extension Education Council

Extension Education Council

Is a council having the authority to consider and make recommendations in respect of the Extension Education Programmes and Projects of the University.

Functions:

  • Co-ordination of Extension Education activities for improvement of Agriculture and allied branches and for the development of Rural Communities;
  • Development of farmers Education, Training and Advisory Services;
  • Identification and resolution of field problems and transmission of information;
  • Methodology of Extension Education;
  • Any other matter referred to it by the Vice-Chancellor, Board or any other competant authority of the University.

Source: The Universities of Agricultural Sciences Act, 2009.

The Extension Education Council consisting of the following members:

  • Vice-Chancellor – Chairperson;
  • The Director of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka;
  • The Director of Agricultural Marketing, Government of Karnataka;
  • The Director of Horticulture, Government of Karnataka;
  • The Director of Women & Child Welfare. Government of Karnataka;
  • The Director of Sericulture, Government of Karnataka;
  • The Chief Conservator of Forest, Social Forestry Government of Karnataka;
  • The Director of Watershed, Government of Karnataka:
  • All Directors and Deans of the University;
  • Registrar;
  • All Associate Directors of Research and Associate Directors of Extension:
  • All University Heads of the Departments;
  • Two progressive farmers having specialization in Agriculture and allied branches nominated by the Vice-Chancellor to avail the benefit of their specialized knowledge and experience;
  • One extension educationist of eminence from outside the University nominated by the Vice-Chancellor in respect of any meeting for availing the benefit of their specialized knowledge of subjects on the agenda of such meeting;
  • One Agro-Industrialist nominated by the Vice-Chancellor in respect of any meeting for availing the benefit of their specialized knowledge of subjects on the agenda of such meeting;
  • Not more than one representative from each of the following organizations limited to total five as per request of the Vice-chancellor,
  • The Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department, Government of Karnataka.
  • Co-operation Department, Government of Karnataka.
  • The Karnataka Agro-Industries Development Corporation.
  • Water Resources Department, Government of Karnataka.
  • Fertilizer Corporation of India.
  • National Seeds Corporation.
  • Any other Agro-Industry or Agro-Service Organization/Seed companies.
  • Karnataka State Seeds Corporation.
  • Karnataka State Seed Certification Agency.
  • NGO related to Agriculture and Rural Development.
  • Director of Extension – Member Secretary.

            All Members of the Extension Education Council other than the ex-officio members shall hold office for a term of two years and shall not be eligible for denominations to any of the Authorities of the University.

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