On January 27, Martin Mulder received the ‘Agricultural Extension Education Leadership Award’ during the inaugural function of the ‘International Extension Education Conference on Education, Research and Services’, at Banaras Hindu University (BHU), in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, which was founded 100 years ago by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya.
The Award was given for the ‘highly innovative accomplishment for Agricultural Research, Education and Services’, and was signed by the Vice Chancellor of BHU, Prof. Girish Chandra Tripathi. BHU is the biggest comprehensive residential university in India, and one of the biggest in Asia. The conference was organized by Conference Secretary Dr Kalyan Ghadei, of the Department of Extension Education, which is headed by Professor A.K. Singh.