H. Philip is working as Professor (Agrl. Extn.), Directorate of Extension Education, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. Holding the post of Chief Editor in Society of Extension Education, TNAU Campus, for the past 18 years.
The book has been divided into the 5 major sections covering the following: Section I: Covers on the articles focused towards the major themes of strengthening Technology Application and Delivery systems, ICT, BLESS, NRM and women empowerment. Section II: Dealt with the extension strategies in development departments, institutional mechanism including NGOs, new media tools and impact assessment, followed by management of Natural Resources including ITKS. Section III: Gender mainstreaming, women empowerment, international experiences and policy issues have been synthesized under Section IV and V respectively. This book would enable in exposing the extension professionals on a cross cultural approach in various development spheres of extension reforms in India.