Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education

Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education

About


The Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education was started functioning since inception of COVAS, Kishanganj. The Department has the entire infrastructure and is well equipped with latest equipment for imparting UG and PG degree education. The department has actively engaged in teaching of Animal husbandry extension courses as per VCI Curriculum in U.G. program.

            The department offers undergraduate courses and PG programmes (both M.V.Sc and Ph. D) in the field of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Extension Education. The department is actively engaged in conducting applied and basic research in the field of Animal Husbandry and Animal Husbandry Extension Education. Besides this, the department organizes different extension programmes for livestock farmers of the state like kisan samvad, health camps, farmer’s awareness camps, etc. The department has published a lot of farm literature in both English and vernacular language for the benefit of farming community.

Mandate


Mandate

  • To develop Human resource as a part of BVSc & AH degree programme and impart PG education in the field of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education.
  • To conduct research in the areas of contemporary and future issues confronting the livestock production systems in the state and country.
  • To provide extension services to the farmers for their socio-economic upliftment.

Thrust area of research

  • Entrepreneurship development
  • Need based curriculum development, training and capacity building
  • Agro-ecosystem research
  • Dissemination of sustainable livelihood technologies
  • Information and communication technology
  • Value addition products and marketing
  • Human resource development

Facilities


  • Training Hall
  • Seminar Hall
  • Audio-visual technology Laboratory
  • Museum-cum-live-stock advisory unit
  • Photography-cum-graphic unit
  • Group discussion chambers

Academic Activities


UG course

S.N. Course No. Course Title

1.  

New VCI (3+1) Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education

 

PG courses (ICAR)

S.N. Course No. Course Title Credit
1. AHE-601 Fundamentals of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension 2+1=3
2. AHE-602 Communication for livestock development 1+1=2
3. AHE-603 Diffusion and adoption of animal husbandry practices 2+1=3
4. AHE-604

Extension techniques and audio-visual aids

2+1=3
5. AHE-605 Animal husbandry programme planning and evaluation 2+1=3
6. AHE-606 Research methodology in veterinary and animal husbandry extension 2+1=3
7. AHE-607

Social psychology and group dynamics

2+1=3
8. AHE -608

Animal husbandry development programmes

1+0=1
9. AHE -609

Developments in the concept of extension

1+0=1
10. AHE -610 Human resource management in animal husbandry sector 2+1=3
11. AHE-611

Gender and livestock development

1+0=1
12. AHE-612

Information and communication technology in livestock development

1+1=2
  13. AHE-691

Master’s Seminar

1+0=1

  14.

AHE-699

Master’s Research

20

 

S.N. Course No. Course Title Credit
1. AHE-701 Organization management 3+0=3
2. AHE-702 Farm journalism and public relations 2+1=3
3. AHE-703 Advanced research techniques in social research. 3+1=4
4. AHE-704 Training for human resource development 2+1=3
5. AHE-705 Policies and regulations in livestock sector 2+0=2
6. AHE-706 Educational technology 2+1=3
7. AHE-707 Dynamics of change 2+0=2
8. AHE-708 Organizational communication 2+1=3
9. AHE-790 Special Problem 0+2=2
10. AHE-791 Doctoral Seminar I 1+0=1
11. AHE-792 Doctoral Seminar II 1+0=1
12. AHE-799 Doctoral Research 45

Research Activities


Project Topic Status PI
Institutional project Need based skill development of livestock farmers of Kishanganj district Submitted Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Institutional project Assessment of scientific animal husbandry practices followed by dairy farmers of Kishanganj district Submitted Dr. Akriti Anna

Faculty Members


Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Associate Professor & Head
E-mail- rajeshvet30@gmail.com
Mobile no. 9725560412
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Dr. Akriti Anna
Assistant Professor
 E-mail- akritianajaiswal@gmail.com
Mobile no. 9934670243

Dr. Rakhi Bharti
Assistant Professor
E-mail- rakhibvc12@gmail.com
Mobile no. 8521664213, 7903722182

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