Dr B Narayanaswamy conferred with
Best Extension Worker Award
By UAS (B) Alumni Association
Prestigious Alumni Association of University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore felicitated Dr B.Narayanaswamy, Principal Scientist, Division of Extension for his meritorious extension work with Late Shri Giriyappa Gowda Best Extension Worker Award on December 12, 2015. This award has been initiated to honour outstanding contributors in agricultural extension works once in three years.
By considering various extension programmes of Dr. B Narayanaswamy for the past 10 years period from 2005-2015, Alumni Association honoured him with Certificate of Merit , Citation and Cash prize of Rs.5000/- . He obtained his Ph. D with Three Gold Medals, served farming community with many innovative extension methods in Kasaragod district of Kerala, Kodagu Dist. and in IIHR, Bangalore.
Among the important extension activities undertaken by him; Co-ordination of 451 trainings, 135 On -Farm Trials , 334 Front- Line Demonstrations on various technologies which were approved by the Zonal Project Directorate, 31 Field days, 19 Soil health and animal health Campaigns, 24 no. of Farmers -Scientists-Officers Interface programmes, 826 farmers field visits, 14 Workshops and Awareness meetings, popularisation self help group(SHG) activities etc.
He also published 236 Popular Articles, 12 books ( both edited and co-authored ) , 22 brochures , 44 abstracts, 16 research articles and developed script for 43 CDs for ICAR technologies and given background voice for all the CDs. He participated in 86 Radio and 54 TV programmes. There are 11 Best Paper Presentation Awards in the National and International Seminars, Karnataka Rajyothsava Award from the Kodagu district Authority (2010), Kempe Gowda Samithi Best Student Award (2006), Best Extn. Scientist Award from NABARD and Rural Development Organisation-Kasaragod and other recognitions from various organizations during this ten years period are in his credit.