Technology Achievements Against Target

Activity / Target 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
On Farm Trails (8-10) 7 5 5 5 4
Front Line Demonstrations (200) 66 54 67 72 137
Training Programmes (Courses: 100/ Participants: 20000) 113/4685 77/2358 82/2306 73/1850 54/1308
Seed Production (200 q)
Planting Material Production (20000) 1500
Extension Activities (Beneficiaries : 4000) 5831 2501 3023 3279 1788


Frontline Demonstration :

Frontline Demonstration is the concept of field demonstration evolved by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research during mideighties. The field demonstrations conducted under the close supervision of scientists of the National Agriculture Research System is called front-line demonstrations because the technologies are demonstrated for the first time by the scientists themselves before being fed into the main extension system of the State Departmentof Agriculture.

Method demonstration It is a relatively short-time demonstration given before a group of people to show the skill involved in an entirely new practice or an old practice in a better way.

Result Demonstration :

(a) Simple or single or comparative demonstration

(b) Composite demonstration

Training : Training is a systematic instructional means to develop knowledge, skills and attitude for adults in order to keep pace with the changes in life. It is the process by which individuals are helped to acquire certain specific skills related to a given set of operations in certain specified contexts only.

  • Training Needs Assessment (TNA)
  • Training for Extension Personnel
  • Capacity building
  • Human Resource Development (HRD)
  • Vocational Training
  • Training Effectiveness
  • Training Impact Assessment/Evaluation