Directorate at a Glance

The Directorate of Extension of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore has a statutory role to play with regard to extension. Extension service is a vehicle, which carries scientific agricultural technology interventions developed at the Research Stations to the farm, for the overall benefit of the farming community. This noble activity facilitates in bridging the identified technological gaps existing with the farmers. The ultimate goal of this important function of the University is to enhance the sustainable net income of the farmer, by taking all the enterprises on the farm into consideration, integrating them and treating the whole farm as one unit.

This major function of extension is accomplished through dissemination of farm information, training of farmers and extension functionaries, educating the farmers through field activities such as demonstrations, field visits, field days, farm advisory service etc. To carry out these activities, eleven Krishi Vignan Kendras, four Extension Education Units and three Extension Units working under the jurisdiction of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.

The farming community can avail the services of the units of the Directorate of Extension to get the solutions to their farming problems and to increase their economic status.

Functional Units at Head quarters of the Directorate of Extension
AT THE HEAD QUARTERS LEVEL
  • Farm Information Unit (FIU)
  • Agriculture Technology Information Centre (ATIC)
  • Staff Training Unit
    • State Agriculture Management & Extension Training Institute (SAMETI)-South
    • Agri. Clinic & Agri. Business Centre (AC & ABC)
    • Diploma in Agricultural Extension Services for Input Dealers (DAESI) programme
  • Farmers Training Institute (FTI)
  • Bakery & Value Addition Centre (B&VAC)
  • National Agriculture Extension Programme (NAEP)
  • Distance Education Unit (DEU)
  • Agricultural Science Museum
AT THE HEAD FIELD LEVEL
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs)
  • Extension Education Units (EEU)
  • Other activities of the Directorate
Staff of Directorate of Extension
Dr. G. S. Nagaraja
Dr. G. S. Nagaraja
Professor

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+91-98863 11213
Dr. V. L. MADHUPRASAD
Dr. V. L. MADHUPRASAD
Professor & Technical Officer

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+09448586564
Mr. M. JAGADEESHAIAH
Mr. M. JAGADEESHAIAH
Assistant Comptroller

 
+09448178157
Smt. PHILOMENA GEORGE
Smt. PHILOMENA GEORGE
Assistant Administrative Officer

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+07259480690
PAPANNA
Mr. N. PAPANNA
Sr.Programmer Assistant
(Computer)

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+09886870644

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