From the Regional Director's Desk...

It is a matter of great pleasure that Extension Education Institute, Nilokheri is playing a vital role in delivering best extension service for domain knowledge, technical expertise, training & extension skills to bring professionalism in extension; promote and incubate extension professionals, and build capacity of broad based extension system in north India. This institute is also working for developing, skilled work force of extension professionals in north region and boosting up the extension delivering system through training and workshops. The faculties of this institute is working hard for imparting knowledge and developing soft skills as well as management skills among extension personnel working in broad based extension system as well as front line extension system. We have good facility and atmosphere of learning. This institute have good linkage and collaboration with ICAR institutes, MANAGE, NIAM, SAUs, SAMETIs and land based departments of clientele states for training, research, and extension works. We are focusing on the extension issues that are locally important and nationally challenging thereby enhancing the pursuit of excellence in extension and outreach. Success comes from shaping, expanding their expertise and insight by learning, sharing and engaging with others therefore the institute is fostering and supporting the spirit of knowledge creation, work culture, insight and implementation strategies. I sincerely invite you all to come and learn with the institute. I congratulate to all the participants who successfully completed trainings & workshops here and learned new set of skills. I hope that the knowledge and skills provided by us will be helpful for effective extension delivery in your field situation. We have a keen interest to work with every extension professional for well being of Indian farmers.

With best wishes...

(Prof. Labh Singh)
Regional Director,
Extension Education Institute, Nilokheri

About Institution

The Extension Education Institute, Nilokheri was established in 1959 as a Trainers' Training Institute to provide training in Extension Teaching Methods and Communication Media. It is one of the pioneer and premier training institutes of the country which carrying the responsibility of organizing in-service training courses for middle level extension personnel engaged in broad based agricultural extension system. Training is the most important tool in the development of human resource in any organization. Therefore, this institute caters the training to the middle level extension functionaries of Department of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, Forestry, Fisheries, Soil Conservation, Agricultural Engineering, and State Agricultural Universities etc. of the nine northern states viz. J&K, Punjab, Haryana, H.P., Uttaranchal, Delhi, U.P., Bihar, Jharkhand and one union territory Chandigarh. The Institute is fully financed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India. EEI, Nilokheri is conducting training programmes since 1959 therefore, have a vast experience in organising training in the field of extension education.