Year: 2018 | Month: June | Volume 4 | Issue 1

Role of Extension Education in Various Economic Policies of Agriculture Development

Neelam Kumari* and Joginder Singh Malik


The policy will aim at infusing new dynamism through public investment, infrastructure development and much higher impetus for private investment. Working hunger and poverty and improve the sustainability of rural livelihoods in the face of increasing social, economic and physical shocks and stresses. Extension performs various functions such as provide out-of-school education, supply of inputs, arranging credit and marketing facilities, collecting data and enforcing regulations. The process of economic development involves in the long run a fundamental structural changes, in which agriculture declines in relative, then absolute importance. This decline has in all developed countries been associated with a dramatic increase in productivity in the sector, whether measured per worker or per unit of land. This combination suggests that in the long run there is a complementary relationship between the growth of industry and the growth of agriculture. The objective of long-term agricultural policy is to maximise this complementarities. There has been a tendency to forget this basic, historical relationship in the last two decades. Various economic policies are: Input Policies, Seed Policies, Irrigation policies, Fertilizer Policies, Farm mechanization and agricultural machinery policies, Credit policies, Output Policies, Import Policy, Export Policy and others help in development of agriculture. Extension can use its understanding of broad socioeconomic trends and its experience with other communities to help community decision makers asks the right questions.

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