Vision of the Department

The broad vision of the Department is to attain global visibility by developing trained human resource at par with global standards, having a high degree of international expertise, socially inclusive perspectives, cross-cultural competencies and ethical character while meeting the employment and knowledge aspirations locally. Department of Agriculture of VGU is well poised to meet the challenges ahead that transforms agriculture sector into the engine of growth of economy by providing the human resources, skills and technology for the sustainable development of state's agriculture, all economic activities put to the production of biomass based land and water including crop production (agriculture) and forestry. The curriculum and pedagogy are designed to foster creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of Agriculture. The co-curricular activities are designed to develop domain skills to prepare the students job ready besides developing leadership traits to groom them for leadership positions in their chosen fields. Deptt. of Agriculture, VGU is committed to motivate & support the students to initiate, promote and co-ordinate such research and development projects, and programmes (including demonstration projects) as are likely to be relevant to the achievement of specific objectives and problems and help in the fruitful exploitation of the natural resources.

Mission of the Department

Deptt. of Agriculture is committed to emit the wisdom of knowledge to the youths by providing agriculture education and empowering them to address the existing and emerging national and global challenges. Department offers the highest quality undergraduate i.e. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and postgraduate i.e. M.Sc. (Ag) Agronomy programme designed as per the recommendation of V Deans’ Committee of “Indian Council of Agricultural Research”. The mission of the department is:
1.) To develop human resources and to generate appropriate, efficient & effective technology for sustainable growth in agriculture and allied fields ensuing enhanced food & nutrition security, income generation and environmental safety.
2.) To discover and improve new technologies for all stakeholders & transfer of technology to farmers, farming community, government and non government agricultural organizations through various extension programmes especially for the rural people of the state of Rajasthan.
3.) To undertake extension education and training programmes for improving the agricultural situation of the state and socioeconomic status of weaker sections of the society especially in rural areas.
4.)To help and provide technical guidance to the state Govt. for development of agriculture in the state.
5.)To develop collaborative linkages with state agriculture universities, govt. departments, national & International organizations for fulfilling above objectives.
6.) Keeping in view the above extensive academic programmes, the Deptt. of Agri., also organize the co-curricular activities for the students at the state and national level. The main objective of the department is to coordinate different activities of Skill development/Entrepreneurship, NCC, NSS, Sports, Literary, Cultural, Moral Education, Placement and Counseling etc. to facilitate the overall personality development and to inculcate the basic values amongst the young students of the university to groom them as a good citizen of the nation.

Prof(Dr.) D.K. Garg | Professor and Associate Dean of Agriculture

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