The present Social Science Division started operating in the year 1966 as Division of Agronomy and Social Sciences to carry out the research on forage based socio-economic and extension aspects of forage production system. Keeping in view, scientists of this division are engaged in the research on various stakeholders and transfer of technology related to forage production and grassland management.
To undertake research on forage based socio-economic and extension aspects of forage production system.
Transfer of technology on forage production and utilization.
Strengthening linkages with various stakeholders in forage production and grassland management.
Thematic projects areas of SS Division
Socio-economic analysis of forage based farming system
Transfer of technology in forage production and utilization
Research on various stakeholders in forage production and utilization
The division is well equipped with extension tools with following services to cater the needs of all stakeholders engaged in fodder and livestock production.
Readymade exhibition material for farmers and other stakeholders.
Agricultural Technology Information Centre.
Kissan Call Centre (0510-2730241).
Scientific Advisory Committee to satisfy farmer’s query.
Exposure visit to different stakeholders engaged in fodder production.
Human resources available for capacity building of farmers.