Directorate of Extension Education

DIRECTORATE OF EXTENSION EDUCATION

 

Dr. Arun Patel
Director of Extension Education
Anand Agricultural University,
Anand 388 001, Gujarat, India
Mobile  : 09998009962
PHONE : (O) : +91-2692-262316
FAX : +91 02692-262317
e.mail : dee@aau.in

The Directorate of Extension Education has to plan, coordinate, organize and guide the extension education programs in the University and to ensure efficient working of the extension education activities in close coordination with the development departments, voluntary and private organizations. Moreover, this Directorate encourages, guides and supports the extension education centres of University to organize different extension education activities for benefit of farming community.

 

Functions of the Directorate of Extension Education

 

 

Glimpse of Bio-Data

 

  1.  Date of First Appointment: 21-04-1981
  2. Date of Appointment in Present Cadre: 29-07-2002
    Present Pay scale: Rs. 37400-67000 Grade Pay: Rs. 10,000
     
  3. Academic Qualification

Degree / Diploma

University / Board

Month / Year of passing

 

1

  Ph.D.

  Extension Education

  GAU

 

1993

 

2

  M.Sc. ( Agri.)

  Agricultural Extension Education

University of Udaipur

1981

3

  B.Sc. ( Agri.)

  GAU

 

1979

4

Diploma in Journalism, Public relations   and Advertising

  Navgujarat Multi Course   Institute,     Ahmedabad

1984

5

  CCC+

  SPIPA, Ahmedabad

2008

    4. Experience
 

 

 

Period

Post Position

held

 Employer's Name and Address

From

To

1

         29-7-2002

21-9-2005

Professor

(Ext. Edu)

GAU / SDAU

2

        22-9-2005

12-02 2007

Director,Information Technology

AAU

   3

   12-2-2007

30-6-2016

Director,Extension Education Institute

AAU

4

         1-7-2016

Onward

Director of Extension Education

AAU

           5. Medals / Awards

Sr.

 

Awarded for

 

Name of Awarded / Medal

 

Year

Name of

Organization

1

Academic

Achievement

Certificate of Merit: second in diploma in Journalism,  Public relations and Advertising

1984

Navgujarat Multi

Course Institute,

Ahmedabad

2

Scientific

Contribution

Krushi Sahitya Pracharak

1996

GAU

3

Best Article

Best Article

1996

GAU- Krushi Go Vidhya

4

Best Article

Best Article

1999

Umiya Mataji Trust, Sidsar

5

National Award

e-krishi kiran (Soil Health Card)

2008

Govt. of India

6

Best training organizer

Award of Best Training  organizer of EEI

2010

AAU

7

EDGE

EDGE 2011 For e-Krishi Kiran

2011

Information week & UBM

8

Best Paper

Certificate for the best Paper

2009

Rajasthan Society of

Ext. Education

         

 

 

    6. Participation in Seminar, Workshop, Training etc.

Sr.

Particulars

Number

1

Seminar / Conference / Convention / Symposium

25

2

Workshop /Training / Summer institute / refresher course

29

 

    7. Publications

Sr.

Particulars

Number

1

Research Papers Published in Referred Journals

76

2

Books published

20

3

Subject based Reading materials

24

4

Research Note / Abstracts / Short communication

26

5

Popular articles

57

6

Booklets

12

7

Folders

21

8

TV Programmes

8

9

TV Serial (puppet / News Format)

2

10

TV / Radio Drama

2

11

Radio Programmes

17

12

Production of Audio Clips

5

    8. Membership

Sr.

Member on

    From

To

1

Editor, Gujarat Agricultural University Research Journal

1/08/1993

30/04/2004

2

Member Secretary of Editorial Board of Krushi Go Vidya

11/08/1993

30/04/2004

3

Editor and Member Secretary of Editorial Board of GAU News

11/08/1993

30/04/2004

4

Editor and Member Secretary of Editorial Board of SDAU News

01/01/2005

01/03/2005

5

Member Secretary of the Editorial Board for AAU News Letter

01/04/2007

31/03/2009

6

Vice Chairman in editorial board of AAU news letter

01/07/2016

onwards

7

Chairman in editorial board of Krushi Go Vidhya farm magazine

01/07/2016

onwards

8

President of the Society of Extension Education Gujarat

01/07/2016

onwards

9

Member of Board of Management, AAU

01/07/2016

30/09/2017

    9. Other Contribution
    1). Development of e-Krishi Kiran Programme

 Dr. Arun Patel has worked as a domain expert at the Directorate of Information Technology for the development of e-Krishi Kiran Programme. The said programme is awarded by the Government of India.

 

    2). Development of Institute of Distance Education, Anand

Dr. Arun Patel has worked as an in charge of founder Director of Institute of Distance Education, AAU, Anand at the time of its establishment.

 

 

    3). Scaling up of Water Productivity in Agriculture for period of 5 year (2007-2012)

Dr. Arun Patel has worked additionally as in charge of ICAR plan scheme “Scaling up of Water Productivity in Agriculture”. Under this scheme he has organized training programme for 4211 farmers / farm women in irrigation technology at EEI.

 

    4). Organization of Krushi Mahotsav

      Dr. Arun Patel has worked as a convener of the exhibition committee and as a nodal officer of Krushi Mahotsav.

 

     5). Production of Video films

     Dr. Arun Patel has contributed for the production of 16 video films on different subjects for the benefit of the farming community.

 

 

    6). Published book

   Created new games and published a book entitled “Ramta Ramta Krushi Talim” to make training more effective.

    7). Production of T. V. Serial

   Production of T. V. Serial entitled “Dholio and Kashi” based on research recommendations for farmers in collaboration with Doordarshan Kendra, Ahmedabad in puppet format which was telecasted through Doordarshan Kendra, Ahmedabad during August- September, 1999.

 

                                

    8). Editor/ Secretary for different publication

Dr. Arun Patel has worked as an editor or secretary / chairman of editorial board for

  1. GAU Research Journal
  2. Krushi Go Vidhya
  3. GAU/ SDAU/ AAU news letter

    9).   Dr. Arun Patel has also guided total 15 Post Graduate / Ph. D. students in Extension Education

 
 
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