University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore

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Department of Agricultural Extension


Department of Agricultural Extension

The Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore was started in 1965 to impart teaching to under graduate students in agriculture. Dr.K.A.Jalihal was the first Head of the Department. The discipline grow vertically and horizontally then onwards and this growth necessitated the starting of Masters and Doctoral programmes during the year 1966-67 and 1974-75 respectively. As on now the department has trained 383 Masters and 77 Ph.D Degree holders in Agricultural Extension. Realizing the importance of extension education discipline in rural development, the Indian Farmers Fertilizers Cooperative (IFFCO) instituted a professional chair in the department during 1981.

Department of Agricultural Extension
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
Bangalore, Karnataka


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