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  • Extension Reforms
  • The Scheme ‘Support to State Extension Programmes for Extension Reforms (ATMA)’ a component of Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Sub-Mission on Agriculture Extension (SMAE) under National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET) is now under implementation in 652 districts of 29 states & 3 UTs of the country.
                                                                                          The scheme promotes decentralized farmer-driven and farmer-accountable extension system through an institutional arrangement for technology dissemination in the form of an Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) at district level. Under the scheme grants-in-aid is released to states governments with an objective to support their efforts of revitalization of the extension system and making available the latest agricultural technologies in different thematic areas to increase agricultural production through extension activities viz. Farmers Training, Demonstrations, Exposure Visits, Kisan Mela, Mobilization of Farmers Groups and Setting up of Farm Schools. Through these activities, latest agriculture technologies are disseminated to farmers of the country. More..

Last Updated On: 3 Oct, 2016