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Division of Extension Education was established at IVRI in the year 1970. In the initial years, division undertook several field extension projects such as ORP on livestock and fodder improvement (1976), Lab to Land program (1979) and 20 point economic program (1983), emphasizing on testing the field applicability of various veterinary and animal science technologies in the farmers’ situations. In 1985, when IVRI was granted Deemed University status, the Division started Post-graduate education program in the area of extension education. So far, 89 Master’s and 63 Ph.D degrees have been awarded. One of the most important activities of the Division is conducting research on multidimensional issues related to livestock technology transfer through institute funded as well as extramural research projects. The Division also performs some field extension activities mainly to generate inputs for research.

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