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Objective of ext. edu.

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Importance, scope & objectives of Extension Education


  • Extension uses democratic methods in educating the farmers.
  • Extension Helps in adoption of innovations.
  • Extension helps in studying and solving the rural problems.
  • Extension increases farm yields and improve the standard of living of farmers
  • Extension makes good communities better and progressive.
  • Extension contributes to national development programmes


It includes all activities of rural development. So extension programmes should be dynamic and flexible. The areas indicating scope of Extension are listed below:

  • Increasing efficiency in agricultural production.
  • Increasing  efficiency  in marketing, distribution and  utilization of agricultural inputs and outputs
  • Conservation, development and use of natural resources.
  • Proper farm and home management
  • Better family living.
  • Youth development.
  • Leadership development.
  • Community and rural development.
  • Improving public affairs for all round development.


  • To raise the standard of living of the rural people by helping them in right use of their resources.
  • To help in planning and implementing the family and village plans for increasing production in various occupations.
  • To provide facilities for better family living.

Specific Objectives:

  • To provide knowledge and help for better management of farms and increase incomes.
  • To encourage the farmers to grow his own food, eat well and live well.
  • To promote better social, natural recreational intellectual and spiritual file among the people.
  • To help rural families in better appreciation of SWOT in the village.
  • To open new opportunities for developing talents and leadership of rural people.
  • To build rural citizens who are:

1.   Proud of their occupation
2.   Independent in thinking.
3.   Constructive in outlook.
4.   capable, efficient and self-reliant in character
5.   having love of home and country m their heart

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Please note that this is the opinion of the author and is Not Certified by ICAR or any of its authorised agents.