Near about 67% of India’s population live in villages. The occupation of villagers is agriculture. Agriculture is the dominant sector of our economy and contributes in various ways such as: National Economy, Employment, Industries, Food Supply, State revenue and trade.
The Department of Agriculture was established in 2013 with an aim to achieve excellence in academics by providing quality education to students and encourage them to reach the pinnacle of success. The Department has designed dynamic and focused curriculums to develop well-trained manpower in Agriculture for academic/industrial and extension oriented applications as well as research perspectives. The Department also focuses on inculcating the ethical and moral values in the students. Students are also motivated to participate actively in seminars, symposiums, conferences and workshops. Thrust areas of the Department in R&D include multi-disciplinary research in the fields of agriculture and its allied ventures.Recently, the Department has designed cost effective Fruit Fly traps made out of waste material.
The Department has eminent and highly motivated faculty with Doctoral and Post-Doctoral research experience and a focus on research in the current areas of Agriculture and associated Sciences. Start-Up Young Scientist (2015) research project has been awarded to our Department by SERB-DST, GoI.
The Department is well-equipped with spacious classrooms and modern laboratories to provide quality teaching and research opportunities for students to nurture their future under supervision and friendly arena developed by the faculty members.