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Director Extension


Directorate of Extension Education

Dr B.L. Kakraliya, Director Extension

Dr. B.L. Kakraliya, Born on 5th May 1964 at village Raghunandanpura, District-Jaipur (Raj.). Dr. Kakraliya obtained his B.Sc. in 1984, M.Sc. (Botany) in 1986 and Ph.D. in 1990 from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

He started his professional career in September, 1988 as Sr. Tech. Asstt. (Plant Physiology) in Seed Technology Research Project at A.R.S. Durgapura, Jaipur. Then he joined as Assistant Professor on 8th May, 1996 at A.R.S. Mandore, Jodhpur in AICRP-Pearl Millet Project. Dr. Kakraliya was transferred to SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner on 18th October, 1996. He was promoted as Associate Professor in 2008 and Professor with effect from 08.05.2011. Dr. Kakraliya served as Professor & Head of the department of Plant Physiology (2013-2019) and provided his services at this campus till date 30.11.2019. Afterwards he was assigned the responsibility of Director Extension Education of SKN Agriculture University, Jobner.

Out of 31 years of service he has been associated in teaching for last 24 years and taught almost all the courses of Plant Physiology at UG, PG and Ph.D. levels. He has specialization in Abiotic Stress Physiology & Seed Physiology. He guided 20 M.Sc. students as Major Advisor and acted as a member in the Advisory Committee of more than 50 students of M.Sc. and Ph.D. of other department.

He has published 65 research papers in International and National journals of repute, wrote 6 books and recipient of National award on Hindi Divas by Hon’ble Minister of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, several articles, book chapters. He has participated in 47 national seminar/workshop/conference/symposium and 5 international conferences and attended six summer/winter schools. He is life member of five academic societies and Fellow of three academic societies i.e Indian Society for Plant Physiology, Indian Botanical Society and Indian Society of Seed Technology.

He served as a Zonal Secretary for two term of Indian Society for Plant Physiology of central zone and organized one seminar at SKNCOA, Jobner. He also served as convener and members of various committees of university viz. Academic Council, Research Council, Committee of courses, Board of Studies and Selection committee etc. He is member of Board of Management of SKRAU, Bikaner and member of selection committee for teachers and officers of Agriculture University, Kota & SKRAU, Bikaner.

The Directorate of Extension Education was set up on 13 th November 2013 as the nodal agency of Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner along with the Extension wing, keeping in view the major objectives of Directorate of Extension Education in State Agriculture University. Its purpose is to promote agricultural development in the state through quick transfer of technology by providing training, advisory & farm information to the farmers & professional extension personnel of line departments.

The mission of the Directorate of Extension is‘Reaching the Unreached’ for livelihood security, Improved quality life & sustainability of agricultural Complex.


        The objectives of the directorate of Extension Education are:

  • To formulate & impart in- service trainings to different categories of the officers & field functionaries from line department of govt. of Rajasthan & Non government organizations.

  • To conduct short & long duration vocational trainings for front line farmers, farm women, farm youths & school drop outs of the state.

  • To assess & refine the latest agricultural technology through front line Demonstration for their wider adoption.

  • To provide farm information services through various extension activities including literature, for quick dissemination of the technology.

  • To monitor KVKs & provide technical backstopping to ensure effective functioning.

Operational area Directorate of Extension Education

The Directorate of Extension Education is operating in KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRAs (KVKs) of eight districts. Seven KVKs of the districts i.e.  KVK  Sikar, Jaipur, Dausa, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur & Dholpur are under  direct administrative control of the DEE in 3 different Agro Climatic Zone of the state whereas 3 KVKs namely KVK Chomu , KVK Banasthali & KVK Goonta,Bansoor are  under the control of the NGOs & ICAR respectively. However the DEE is providing technical support to these KVKs also.


agro climatic zone


 location of the kvk

 year of establishment

 farm area  in ha

II a Transitional Plain of Inland Drainage


 Fatehpur Shekhawati



III a Semi arid Eastern  Plain










Khedla Khurd



III b Flood prone eastern Plains














Besides,Agriculture Technology Management Quality Improvement Centre (ATMQIC) under RKVY, is also being operated at Jobner through DEE since 2014-15, working for the all round development of three selected villages; Idan ka Bas, Dhani Boraj & Khejrawas

     Services offered by the ATMQIC includes :

  • Kisan call center

  • Exposure visits for farmers

  • Announcements of events, supply and services for farmers, professional and field functionaries

  • Publication and distribution of farm literature

  • Museum and Integrated farming system

  • Agriculture resource center

  • ICT Hub Station with Video Conference System

  • E- Kiosk Facility

  • Dissemination of Agriculture Technology to the farmers through trainings and demonstrations

Last Updated : 07 Aug 2020