F KAMDHENU UNIVERSITY

Extension Education

The university has planned to develop a well-structured programmes for extension education and transfer of technologies related to animal health, production, fisheries and value addition to the end users through its’ Directorate of Extension Education.

Farmer’s associations

Various forums such as Progressive Dairy Farmers Association, Gujarat Sheep and Goat Farmers Association, Gujarat Poultry Farmers Association and Innovative Fish Farmers Association will be working under the aegis of Kamdhenu University. Regular monthly meetings and seminars for members of these associations will be held.

Village adoption program

An animal welfare centre will be established at Village level to provide scientific and other inputs to develop it as a model village. Interventions result in improved productivity, reproductive fitness and reduced mortality/morbidity of the livestock.

Training programs

Trainings/Workshops of varying durations are organized for professionals and livestock owners besides conducting seminars for dairy, goat, poultry and fish farmers.

Field outreach activities

Various extension activities viz. Animal Welfare Camps, Expert Lectures/Technical guidance/Field days, Animal Husbandry Officers Workshop, Dairy Show, Pashu Palan Melas, Regional Pashu Palan Melas, Farmers Advisory Service/Helpline, Zonal Livestock Shows, Dog shows and TV/Radio talks will be regularly organized.

Publications

Some farmer’s oriented publications will be done such as: Package of Practices for Livestock Health Management, Progressive Livestock Farming and Vaignanik Pashu Palan (Monthly Magazine), Handbook on Infectious Animal Diseases, Veterinary Gujarati Shabadkosh, Dairy Farming, Goat Farming (English & Gujarati), KU handbook, Poultry Farming and KU News letter.

Farmer’s advisory service

Telephonic helpline in the Directorate of Extension Education under the motto “you ask we reply” may be planned.

Chief Minister Award

University will confer Chief Minister Awards in dairy, poultry and fishery to innovative and progressive farmers every year.

Regional trainings

The regional training and research centers with well-equipped audio-visual gadgets for effective communication will be instrumental in dissemination and transfer of knowledge. Camps/ Melas/ Trainings will be regularly conducted for adopting new practices and technologies by the farmers.