Agricultural Extension

                           The Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology is located in the “B Block” of Adhiyamaan College of Agriculture and Research. The main objective of this department is to transfer the technologies from lab to land. This department is mainly to transfer good agricultural practices and technologies to the farming community. Rural Sociology, Educational Psychology, Panchayati Raj, Social Institutions and Organizations, Developmental Programmes to uplift the Farming Community, Methods involved in teaching farmers, Personality Development, Intelligence and Communication Skills are being taught by the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology. Extensive visits to villages, State Department of Agriculture, Government Institutions and Organizations, NGOs are organized for the students to learn their activities. All India Study Tour and Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE) is also being offered to the final year students to expand their knowledge on Indian agricultural scenario.

Facilities available

              The Audio-Visual Laboratory of Agricultural Extension department is highly equipped with modern gadgets and aids. They are as follows.

1) Video Camera with Tripod, Lightening Accessories and Editing Facility

  1. a) CANON – Video Camera Model – 7 D MARK II
  2. b) Tripod – E Image
  3. c) Mixer Console
  4. d) Sony Digital Voice Recorder Model 440
  5. e) Ahuja Collar Microphone
  6. f) Lightening Accessories – Box light and Head light (3 set of lights)

2) Camera (SLR) with Zoom, Wide Angle, Tele Photo Lens (Digital)

  1. a) NIKON – Still Camera Model D – 750
  2. b) CANON – Still Camera Model – 70 D
  3. c) Tripod – E Image – NVK 502 AM

3) Computers (Work stations)

  1. a) Apple I Mac PC
  2. b) Editing Softwares

4) Wireless Microphones

5) Software – Computation Statistic

6) Public Address System BOSCH – ZLX15P Model – Electro Voice – AMP with Speaker

7) Sony LED Television

8) DVD Players

Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
Visit to MANAGE
Visit to KVK
RAWE Students conducting exhibition
PRA Exercise

Extension Activities

  1. i) ACAR Newsletter

            ACAR Newsletter is being published from Adhiyamaan College of Agriculture and Research for every quarter (4 issues per year).

  1. ii) Publication

            The activities and events of ACAR is being published in tamil dailies.

iii) Training

              Organizing training programmes on recent advances in agriculture and allied sectors.

  1. iv) Popular Articles

            Publishing popular articles written by the scientists of Adhiyamaan College of Agriculture and Research.

  1. v) Extension Literatures

            Preparation of extension literatures viz, leaflet, folder, etc., on advances in agriculture and allied sector.

  1. vi) Visitors

            Accompanying the visitors in visiting the campus

vii) Other Activities

          Ms. J. Jeyasri, pursuing her III year in Adhiyamaan College of Agriculture and Research, got selected in “Vikatan Student Reporter Scheme (2019-20)” as a Student Reporter (Press Correspondent Trainee). There were three stages in selection process, viz., preliminary, written exam (main) and interview. In all the three stages, she got selected which gives laurels to the institution. In this connection, she has attended the training camp for three days in Chennai.  She was guided by Dr. S. Janani, Assistant Professor (Agrl. Extension) and Mr. M. Murugan, Assistant Professor (Agrl. Extension).

YearSemesterCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Credits
IIAEX 101Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology2+0
IIAEX 102Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education1+1
IIIVAEX 201Personality Development and Communication Skills1+1
IIIVIAEX 301Extension Methodologies and Transfer of Agricultural Technology1+1
IVVIIAEX 401Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE)0+20
VIIAEX 402All India Study Tour (AIST)0+1