What is SAMETI

To meet the requirement of capacity building , a large number of training activities are needed in the areas of technical as well as human resource management in Agriculture , SAMETI is a State level institution which is autonomous with greater flexibility in structure and functioning and are responsible for organizing need based training programmes for the project implementation functionaries of different line departments as well as the farming community . This can be achieved through linkages with other technical and management institutions in the State to support desired training input . 'SAMETI' has to function with the technical guidance of the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management .

SAMETI proposed to be autonomous institution with greater flexibility in structural and operational aspects. Its role are as follows.

  • To provide need based consultancy services to Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) in the areas like project planning, appraisal, implementation etc.
  • Develop and promote appropriate and specific management tools for improving the effectiveness of agricultural extension services through better management of human and material resources.
  • Organize need based training programme for middle level and grass root level agricultural extension functionaries.
  • Management, Communication, Participatory Methodologies etc. as a sequel to the feedback from training programmes.
  • It should have close linkage with institutions like KVKs, ZRS, State Agricultural Universities, NGOs, Management Institutions MANAGE, to use appropriate faculty resource from these institutions for training and consultancy services to ATMA functionaries, farmers and other clients.
  • To conduct studies on problems related to Agriculture Extension Management, Communication and information technology, agriculture product marketing, human resource development using participatory approaches.