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Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Extension Management

Course Objectives
To enhance the techno-managerial competence of extension functionaries
To acquaint the extension functionaries on the latest developments in the field of agricultural extension
To equip the extension functionaries in latest tools and techniques for participatory decision making

To develop an insight into various extension models to enrich the agri - value chain


For Whom
The Diploma is open for the extension functionaries graduated in agriculture and allied areas and currently employed in the state / central / UT’s Govts   
A minimum five years of work experience in the field of agricultural extension. Relaxable in case of deserving cases.
Preferable age limit is up to 45 years. However, it is relaxable in exceptional cases.
Candidates working in Agri-Business Companies, NGOs, Cooperatives and other private sector are also eligible on self-financing basis. 


The duration of the programme is of one-year, spread over in two Semesters with 32 credit loads, each credit load is equal to 30 work hours.  In each Semester contact classes will be held at SAMETI / an identified institute.

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