|Dr. B. S. Bhimawat, Professor (Extension Education)|
The Directorate of Extension Education (DEE) located in the heart of Jodhpur city at ARS Mandor. DEE as a constituent unit of Agriculture University, Jodhpur, entrusted with the responsibility of promotion of agricultural development in the state through quick transfer of technology by providing training, farm advisory services and information to extension personnel’s of the line departments and farmers. For enhancing the process of transfer of technology, ICAR has established Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK’s) in each district of the state out of which 6 KVKs are falling in the jurisdiction of AU under DEE. These KVKs have been given a mandate to provide training to the farmers, extension functionaries and demonstrate the improved technology both “on” and “off” farm. Directorate provides the backstopping and monitors the activities of KVKs. Three basic functions of the Directorate of Extension Education are training, advisory and communication.