Swamy Sahajanand Saraswati Extension Scientist/ Worker Award

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Swamy Sahajanand Saraswati Extension Scientist/ Worker Award is awarded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research which was instituted in honour of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati.[1]

This award was instituted in 1995 and is given to the outstanding Extension Scientists/ Workers from the ICAR-SAU-NGO/State Government Research Extension Network for their innovative research in developing extension education programmes, adopting extension methodologies and creating impact of the program on the farming community, especially to the downtrodden. Four awards of Rs 25,000 along with a citation and a plaque are given away once in two years.

The Swami Sahajanand Saraswati extension scientist/worker award for the biennium 2003-2004 was conferred on Ravindra Kumar Sohane of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Beguserai, Bihar; S C Pramanik of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, CARI, Port Blair; and P. Anitha Kumari for extension work in resource management.[2]

In 2007, Swami Sahajanand Saraswati Extension Scientist Worker Award was given to two scientists for crop production and one each for livestock production, resource management and home science.[3]


  1. ^ "ICAR Awards". Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Archived from the original on 2008-06-03. Retrieved 2008-09-03. 
  2. ^ "Women bag a quarter of ICAR awards". The Hindu. 2005-07-17. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  3. ^ "Pawar to give ICAR Awards". The Tribune. 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2009-02-23.