Extension System in India

Extension System

Rural development is an obligation of the Government to raise the standard of living of the rural people. World Bank defined rural development in terms of an improvement of the economic and social life of the rural poor. Rural development encompasses all sectors of rural life. In its widest sense, it implies development of every …

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Panchayat Raj

Panchayat Raj

Panchayat Raj The Community Development was executed in the country for about five years (1952-1957). Government appointed Balwantrai Mehta Committee in   1957 in order to evaluate the work of Community Development Programme. This Committee found that people participation was less and the results were discouraging. Suggested Book For Agriculture Competitive Exams Agriculture Science “a Complete …

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Women Development Programme for Competitive exam

Women Development Programme

Women Development Programme 1. Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (D W C R A)         2. Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS)  3. Mahila Samridhi Yojana (M S Y) 4. Mahila Arthik vikas Mahamankal (M A V I M) (Women Development Programme) Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (D W C R …

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Agricultural Development Programme

High Yielding Varieties Programme (H.Y.V.P.) (1964-65) It was introduced in 1964-65 with a new dimension of agricultural production created in the community development project.  HYV of Wheat, Paddy and introduced in selected 100 districts but later on it spread in other area also.  The objective of this programme is to adopt HYV for maximum production. …

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Intensive Agricultural District Programme

Intensive Agricultural District Programme (I A D P) It was felt that the increase in agriculture production under the community development programme was for less that necessary to feed the rapidly increasing population of this country.  To tackle this urgent problem the government in collaboration with Ford Foundation launched the intensive agricultural district programme (1960-61) …

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National Extension Service

National Extension Service[NES] Rural development activities under Government sponsorship was started with the introduction of community development programme on 2nd October 1952.  Within a few months of the launching of these pilot projects, it was prominently experience that the people were ready even keen, for the programme.  The people in all the project areas responded …

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