Others

Proceedings of International/ National Conferences

1. Saravanan, R. And Suchiradipta Bhattacharjee (2013). Mobile Phone and Social Media for Agricultural Extension: Getting Closer to Hype & Hope?. Proceedings of the third INSEE International Conference on “Extension Educational Strategies for Sustainable Agricultural Development – A Global Perspective” held on December 5th – 8th, 2013 at University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India. Download Chapter

2. Saravanan, R. (2012). ICTs for Agricultural Extension in India: Policy Implications for Developing Countries. Proceedings of the AFITA/WCCA 20012-8th Asian Conference for Information Technology in Agriculture (AFITA) and World Conference on Computer in Agriculture (WCCA) during September, 3-6, 2012, at Taipei, Taiwan. Download Chapter

3. Saravanan, R. (2012). e-Initiative for Agricultural Extension: Browsing for Logout?.Proceedings of the AFITA/WCCA 20012-8th Asian Conference for Information Technology in Agriculture (AFITA) and World Conference on Computer in Agriculture (WCCA) during September, 3-6, 2012, at Taipei, Taiwan. Download Chapter

4. Saravanan, R., Kathiresan, C. and Lizamoni Chungkurang, (2011), e-Village Project: An Innovative e-Agriculture Initiative in Arunachal Pradesh State of North-East India. A Compendium of Pioneering Initiatives in e-Agriculture in India and Around the World, 14th National Conference on e-Governance, Aurangabad, India. 43-50.

5. Saravanan, R.,(2010), Traditional Knowledge, Innovation Systems and Democracy for Sustainable Agriculture: A Case Study on Adi Tribes of Eastern Himalayas of North-East India.  Proceedings of theInternational Symposium on Innovation and Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Food (ISDA2010). Download Chapter

6. Saravanan, R.,(2010), Agricultural Knowledge Information Systems and Innovations for Technology Dissemination and Sustainable Agricultural Development. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Innovation and Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Food(ISDA2010). Download Chapter

7. Saravanan, R., Veerabhadraiah, V. and Shivalinge Gowda, N.S., (2004), Public, Privae and NGOs Extension in India: New Institutional Pluralism for Agricultural Knowlegee Delivery. Proceedings of 4th International Crop Science Congress, Australia.

8. Shivalinge Gowda, N.S. and Saravanan, R., (2002), Alternate Extension Education Approaches to Meet the Challenges in WTO Era. Proceedings of National Seminar on WTO & allied IssuesSeminar Papers Vol.II, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.

9. Saravanan, R., and Shivalinge Gowda, N.S., (2001), Emerging Trends in Extension Services for Agricultural Development. In: Virmani, S.S., Brar, D.S., Mamaril, C.P. and Arboleda, C. R. (Eds.) Food Security and Environment Protection in the New Millennium, Proceedings of the Asian Agriculture Congress (24-27 April 2001), IRRI, Manila, Philippines.

Global Good Practice Notes

1. Saravanan, R., Rasheed Sulaiman, V., Davis, K. and Suchiradipta, B. 2015. Navigating ICTs for Extension and Advisory Services. Note 11. GFRAS Good Practice Notes for Extension and Advisory Services. GFRAS: Lindau, Switzerland. www.g-fras.org/en/download.html?download=351:ggp-note-11-navigating-icts-for-extension-and-advisory-services

2. Saravanan, R., Suchiradipta, B., Chowdhury, A., Hambly Odame, H. and Hall, K. 2015. Social Media for Rural Advisory Services. Note 15. GFRAS Good Practice Notes for Extension and Advisory Services. GFRAS: Lindau, Switzerland. www.g-fras.org/en/download.html?download=355:ggp-note-15-social-media-for-rural-advisory-services

3. Saravanan, R., Suchiradipta, B., Meera, S.N., Kathiresan, C. and Anandaraja, N. 2015. Web Portals for Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services. Note 16. GFRAS Good Practice Notes for Extension and Advisory Services. GFRAS: Lindau, Switzerland. www.g-fras.org/en/download.html?download=356:gfras-ggp-note-16-web-portals-for-agricultural-extension-and-advisory-services

4. Saravanan, R. and Suchiradipta, B. 2015. mExtension – Mobile Phones for Agricultural Advisory Services. Note 17. GFRAS Good Practice Notes for Extension and Advisory Services. GFRAS: Lindau, Switzerland. www.g-fras.org/en/download.html?download=349:ggp-note-17-mextension-mobile-phones-for-agricultural-advisory-services

GFRAS interest group on ICT4RAS discussion paper and policy guidelines on Social media

Suchiradipta, B. and Saravanan, R., 2016. Social media: Shaping the future of agricultural extension and advisory services, GFRAS interest group on ICT4RAS discussion paper, GFRAS: Lindau, Switzerland. Available at www.g-fras.org/en/knowledge/gfras-publications.html?download=414:social-media-shaping-the-future-of-agricultural-extension-and-advisory-services

Saravanan, R. and Suchiradipta, B., 2016. Social media policy guidelines for agricultural extension and advisory services, GFRAS interest group on ICT4RAS, GFRAS: Lindau, Switzerland. Available at www.g-fras.org/en/knowledge/gfras-publications.html?download=415:social-media-policy-guidelines-for-agricultural-extension-and-advisory-services

Practical Manuals for B.Sc (Horticulture) Students

  1. Manual on Rural Horticultural Work Experience Programme (2008)
  2. Learning by Experience: Manual for the Rural Horticultural Work Experience (2006)
  3. Manual for the Rural Horticultural Work Experience Programme (2004)

Multi-Media CDs on Extension Programmes

  1. Glimpses of e-Arik Project (2008)
  2. Participatory Rural Appraisal (2007)
  3. Education for Excellence: Inculcating Professionalism to Feed the Future (2006)
  4. Learning for Development: A Journey of Experience with Farmers and Nature (2004)

Course Material for Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Extension Management (PGDAEM)

Course No. AEM-204 Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture (3 Credits)-Block I &II (Contributed in 2013) Web link to course material: http://www.manage.gov.in/pgdaem/studymaterial/aem204.pdf

Book Review

  1. Book Review on “Text Book of Agricultural Extension with Global Innovations” by Sagar Mondal (2013). http://www.aesa-gfras.net/Resources/file/Saravanan-7-JAN%282%29.pdf
  2. Book Review on “Increasing Access through Mobile Learning Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos (Eds) (2014)”. http://www.aesa-gfras.net/Resources/file/Final-book%20review-Saravanan-15Oct.pdf

Abstract Volume of the National Seminar on ICT4ARD

An Abstract Volume of the National Seminar on “ICT for Agriculture and Rural Development” was published during 2009.

Extension Bulletins/ Folders/ Popular Articles

  1. Suchhiradipta, B and Saravanan, Raj (2017). Stakeholders in SRI Innovation Systems, LEISA, Feb 2017 Issue. http://leisaindia.org/articles/stakeholders-in-sri-innovation-systems/
  2.  Saravanan, R (2016). e-arik Centre: Using ICT for educating farmers, LEISA, 2016 Issue, http://leisaindia.org/articles/e-arik-center-using-ict-for-educating-farmers/
  3. Saravanan, R. and Raja, (2008), Khasi Mandarin-Cultivation and Management Practices.
  4. Raja, p., and Saravanan, R. (2008), Bordeaux Mixture Preparation and their Uses in Citrus Orchards.
  5. Seven Extension folders on Agricultural and Rural Developmental Departments published at www.earik.in web portal (2008).
  6. Saravanan and Raja, p. (2008), Diseases and Pest atlas of East Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh State.
  7. Saravanan, R., and Indra Devi, T., (2008). e-Arik: Using ICTs for Agricultural   Extension, Information for development (i4d) magazine, November issue. www.i4donline.net Pp: 38-40.

Blog

1. Suchiradipta Bhattacharjee, and Saravanan, R., (2014). Actors, Programmes and Policies: SRI in Tripura. AESA Blog 37, August 2014. http://www.aesa-gfras.net/Resources/file/Blog%2037%20SRI%20Cultivation.pdf

2. Saravanan, R., and Suchiradipta Bhattacharjee, (2014). Social Media: New Generation Tools for “Agricultural Extension”?. AESA Blog 42, December 2014. http://www.aesa-gfras.net/Resources/file/Saravanan%20Final%20blog%2042.pdf