Extension Education Institute (NE Region)

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (Govt. of India)

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-785013

Email: eei.jorhat@yahoo.com

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The Extension Education Institute (EEI), Jorhat is a regional training institute for capacity building of extension functionaries engaged in agricultural […]

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Welcome To Extension Education (North-East) Region

Extension Education Institute (EEI) is a regional level institute with the main mandate of providing capacity building to middle level extension functionaries of the departments and organizations of agricultural development, particularly in the discipline of Extension Education. The Department of Agriculture and Cooperation (DAC), Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India has established four EEIs for four regions of the country: EEI (Southern Region) at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, EEI (Northern Region) at Nilokheri, Haryana, EEI (Western Region) at Anand, Gujarat, and EEI (NE Region) at Jorhat, Assam. EEI (NE Region) was established in 1987 at Assam Agricultural University (AAU), Jorhat to cater to the need of capacity building of the extension functionaries of the NE states. It functions under the administrative control of Assam Agricultural University (AAU), Jorhat on the basis of annual Memorandum of Understanding between DAC, MoA, GOI, New Delhi and AAU, Jorhat. The DAC, MoA, GOI provides the fund for the institute under its non-plan budget head. The operational area of EEI (NE Region) covers nine states which include, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal.

Success Stories

Silk Women from Mokokchung Village In Nagaland shining bright

In rural and semi urban areas, a large number of women folk are engaged in various activities related from soil to silk. Ten (10) females from Mokokchung village who were engaged in sericulture activity were struggling to meet their ends meet.

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Success Stories

Artificial insemination helping farmer in Medziphema village of Nagaland

Ms Atsole, a progressive pig breeder in Mediphema village has four children. She is a mere vendor by profession in the nearby town. Her husband works in a contractual government department as grade IV staff with meagre income to sustain the family.

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Success Stories

Flourishing Floriculture in Mylliem Block of Meghalaya

It all started in the year 2001 when Warjri came in contact with the agriculture officer, who advised her to take up floriculture as business entity. In the same year she was allotted with a small low cost poly-house. In the year 2007

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