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Salient Features or Distinguishing Characters of Training and Visit System

1. The Village Level Workers and Agril Extension Officers are utilized intensively in this time bound management system.

2. The Training and Visit system is under a fixed and schedule programme of training and visit to the farmers operations during a given fortnight.

3. Training has direct focus on specific agricultural practices and recommendations related directly to farm operations during a given fortnight.

4. This system is labour intensive and in the initial stages, the thrust is on a simple and low cost technology such as selection of proper seed, seed bed, line sowing, transplanting and weeding etc.

5. The Training and Visit system involves no additional investment and no risk to the farmers.

6. The Training and Visit system aims to increase the confidence of farmer for raising his income by adopting more sophisticated and capital oriented technology that can be recommended slowly.

7. The Training and Visit system is sought to be implemented through and revitalized. Agril Extension service which stipulates more effective utilization of existing man power and other available resources.

8. The Training and Visit system is exclusively for agricultural extension.

9. The Training and Visit system has full administrative control as single line of command for his staff.

10. The Training and Visit system has defined area jurisdiction of VEW and AEO with manageable limit in terms of time and area.

11. The Training and Visit system has included all the agricultural Activities which are combined into united extension services.

12. The Training and Visit system has functional approach for research linkage with Scientists.

13. The training aspect has main focus on improving skill, confidence and knowledge of the extension workers and farmers.

14. Administrative hierarchy is made for effective supervision at all levels.

 

Current Category » Introduction to Extention Education