Department of Agriculture VGU

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Agricultural Sciences was established in 2016 aims at achieving excellence in academics and agriculture research. Bachelor’s and Master’s courses in Agriculture are offered by the Department. The Department offers four years course in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and two years Masters programme in Agronomy. The Department has designed dynamic and focused curricula as per the guidelines of Indian Council of Agricultural research (ICAR) to develop well-trained manpower for academics, agro-based industry and extension oriented applications. To keep in pace with the advancement and requirement of the agricultural education system, the college adopted the revised academic curricula recommended by different Dean’s committee from time to time to maintain the standard of teaching. Each field of specialization is headed by highly qualified faculty and supported by well equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art instrumentation. The thrust areas of the department include multi-disciplinary research in the fields of agriculture and its allied ventures. Research projects funded by Department of Science and Technology, government of India are in operation in the department. The Department is well-equipped with spacious classrooms and laboratories to provide quality teaching and research opportunities for the students. The students are also imparted training in the field through conduct of research trials and demonstrations.

The vision of the Department of Agricultural Sciences to iculture and its overall development & department remains deeply committed to dissemprovide consultancy in agriculture to disseminate the technology innovation to the producer through integrated extension activities Department of Agricultural Sciences visualize the critical importance of Agrination of both for increasing productivity, rural development and enhancing the quality education.

The mission of the Department of Agricultural Sciences is committed to attain excellence in teaching, research and extension by providing quality education, undertaking basic, applied and adaptive research to evolve suitable cost-effective agricultural production and protection technologies and by acting as a catalyst for the growth of agro-based industries in Punjab. To do so, it keeps on doing various type of research related to agriculture

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

Program Outcome and Program Specific Outcomes

 

Programme B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture Programme Outcomes

PO-1: To understand the impact of the professional agricultural solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate the knowledge for sustainable agriculture development through demonstration research based knowledge of the legal and ethical.

PO-2: To learn and conduct research in agriculture and other allied branches to increase quality, quantity and productivity of prominent crops and to acquire ability to analyze data and draw appropriate statistical conclusions.

PO-3: Ability to understand and analyze the current events and issues that are examine the relationships between inputs and outputs in their agricultural field to make effective and profitable agri-entrepreneurship.

 PO-4: Develop understanding how all aspects of agriculture combine and are used by scientists, marketers, producers and how employer characteristics and decision-making at various levels enhance the success of an agricultural enterprise.

PO-5: To get trained for climatologically records, Weather codes and Symbols, reading and recording of weather and climatic data for weather forecasting,  soil data and other aspects of soil fertility and nutrient management with integration  of animal husbandry.

PO-6: Able to gain comprehensive knowledge of agriculture and horticultural production. Current applications of agricultural principles and practices: propagation, pest management, soil fertility, plant breeding, maintenance, and characteristics of the environment and their influence on plant growth and development.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)

            On successful completion of the B.Sc. (Hons.)  Agriculture Programme a student will:

 

  1. Have a strong foundation in the core areas of Agriculture, both theoretical and practical.
  2. Be able to create opportunities for imparting quality education for solving agriculture related problems.
  3. Communicate the application of training programmes for improving the agricultural situation.
  4. Have a sound knowledge of the latest technologies for ensuring the quality of outputs.
  5. Understand the impact of the professional agricultural solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development

Faculty List

S.No.

Faculty Name

Qualification

Designation

1.

Babulal Choudhary

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

2.

Dinesh Verma

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

3.

G.C. Motwani

MBA

Professor

4.

Mahipal Dudwal

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

5.

Om Prakash Godara

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

6.

Raju Singh Jakhar

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

7.

Tania Das

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

8.

Vishakha Sharma

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

9.

Anju Nehra

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

10.

Om Shankar Yadav

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

11.

Ramawtar Bajia

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

12.

Ramesh Chand Choudhary

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

13.

Seema

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

14.

Tikam Chand Yadav

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

15.

Uttam Kumar

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

16.

Vinod Bhateshwar

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

17.

Kuldeep Tiwari

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

18.

Nandkishor Sharma

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

19.

Poonam Patel

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

20.

Vikas Kumar

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

21.

Devi Prasad Darmora

Ph.D.

Professor

22.

Hoshiyar Singh

Ph.D.

Professor

23.

Kuldeep Sharma

Ph.D.

Professor

24

Om Prakash Khedar

Ph.D.

Professor

25.

Pravesh Kumar Sharma

Ph.D.

Professor

 

 

Laboratory

S.No.

Name of Labs

1

Agricultural Economics and Extension Education

2

Agronomy

3

Biochemistry and Biotechnology

4

Entomology

5

Agricultural Engineering

6

Horticulture

7

Plant Breeding and Genetics

8

Plant Pathology and Microbiology

9

Soil Science

10

Animal Husbandry and Dairy Science

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

S.No.

Title of paper

Name of the author/s

Department

Name of journal

Year of publication

1

Root distribution patterns of young Swietenia macrophylla King. Stands in central Kerala, India

Vikas Kumar, Kunhamu, T.K., Jamaludheen, V., Santhoshkumar, A.V. and

Raj, A.K.

Agriculture

Indian Journal of Agro forestry

2018

2

Pattern of Floristic and Biodiversity of Angiosperms of  Purna Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahal, Gujarat

Vikas Kumar Anjali Tiwari and Desai, B.S.

Agriculture

Indian Journal of Ecology

2018

3

Agrobiodiversity, Composition and Functional Characteristics of Homegardens in Bhimtal block of Nainital district, Uttarakhand, India

Kumud Gariya, Dwivedi, G.K., Vikas Kumar and Tewari, S.K.

Agriculture

International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology

2019

4

Agrobiodiversity,composition and functional characteristics of homegarden in Bhimtal Block of

Nainital district, Uttarakhand, India

Gariya, K., Dwivedi, G.K., Vikas Kumar and Tewari, S.K.

Agriculture

International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology

2020

5

 Iot Interconnections For

  Precision the Management   of     Agriculture

Kuldeep Tiwari & Devi Prasad Darmora

Agriculture

Journal of the Maharaja

Sayajirao University of Baroda

2021

6

Synthesis, characterization and electrical properties of GO/PANI/NPs (NPs = CdSe, CdSe/CdS, CdSe/ZnS) nanocomposites

Gupta D.K., Verma M., Gopal R., Jasuja N.D., Sharma K.B., Saxena N.S.

Agriculture

Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics

2018

7

 

Site-Explicit Supplement the executives

for Lowland Rice in the Northern Savannah Zones of Ghana

N.D Jasuja

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging

Technologies and Innovative Research

2019

8

  

   Effects of Aluminum on Growth   and Biochemical Process of Wheat Plants under Boron Treatments

Garima Awasthi

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging

Technologies and Innovative Research

2019

9

Overview and ID of Root-Bunch

Nematodes Related with Brinjal Harvests in Fatehabad, Agra

Pravesh Sharma

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging

Technologies and Innovative Research

2019

10

Impacts of Nitrogen & Plant Density on Maize Phenology & Grain Yield

Vikas Sharma

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

11

A Review on Guava Cultivating & Usages

Anjali Tiwari

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

12

Farming of Rice in India

Kuldeep Sharma

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging

Technologies and Innovative Research

2019

13

Value Estimating & Regularity of Soybean

Nandkumar Sharma

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

14

Breathable packaging film: A Review

B.L Verma

Agriculture

International Journal of  Research and Analytical Reviews

(Ijrar)

2018

15

Bio Based Packaging Material

Deeplata Sharma

Agriculture

International Journal of  Research and Analytical Reviews

(Ijrar)

2018

16

A Review of Prebiotics

Siby Baby

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging

Technologies and Innovative Research

2019

17

Application of Nanotechnology on Food and Agriculture: A Review

Sunita Bishnoi

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

18

Effects of Curcumin on Health of Humans

N.D Jasuja

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

19

Application of Biosensors: A Review

Garima Awasthi

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

20

Green Nanotechnology: A State of the Art Review

sunita Bishnoi

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

21

A Review on Genetically Engineered Trees

Vikas Kumar

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

22

A State of the Art Review on DNA-

Based Applications in Nano biotechnology

Deeplata Sharma

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging

Technologies and Innovative Research

2019

23

A State of the Art Review on Applications of Nanoparticles in Nanomedicine

Rupali Shrivastav

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

24

A Review Paper on Threats and Future Viewpoints of Plant Biotechnology

Yamini Kaushik

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

25

 A  Review Paper on Application of

Nanobiotechnology in Food Preservation

Anjali Tiwari

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging

Technologies and Innovative Research

2019

26

 A Review Paper on Recent Research on Nanobiotechnology

Yamini Tiwari

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

27

A Review Paper on Biotechnological Tools for Environment

Kuldeep Tiwari

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

28

Evaluation of Primary Metabolites and

Antioxidant Potential Activity of Cayratia trifolia (Leaf and Stems)

Anita

Nakuleshwer Dut Jasuja Manas Mahur

Agriculture

Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics

2019

29

A Research Paper on Metagenomics

N.D Jasuja

Agriculture

International Journal Of Research And Analytical Reviews

(Ijrar)

2018

30

A Review on Probiotics

Garima Awasthi

Agriculture

International Journal Of Research And Analytical Reviews

(Ijrar)

2018

31

Biodiesel: As an Alternate Fuel

Kuldeep Sharma

Agriculture

International Journal Of Research And Analytical Reviews

(Ijrar)

2018

32

Bioterrorism: A Threat

Mahipal Dudwal

Agriculture

International Journal Of Research And Analytical Reviews

(Ijrar)

2018

33

Potential Strategy to Overcome Food Insecurities: Food Biotechnology

Shailender Kumar

Agriculture

International Journal Of Research And Analytical Reviews

(Ijrar)

2018

34

Recycling of Agricultural Waste by Implementation of Biotechnology

Bhavani Dongabanti

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

35

Efficient Regeneration Protocol From Cotyledonary Petiole Explant Of

Yamini Tiwari Krishan Kumar Sonam Sneha

Agriculture

International Journal of Current Research

2019

36

Phytoassisted synthesis of magnesium

oxide nanoparticles with Swertia chirayaita

Sharma, Gaurav; Soni,

Rajgovind; Jasuja, Nakuleshwar Dut

Agriculture

                           

      Journal of Taibah

University for Science

2018

37

A State of the Art Review on Recent Trends in Nanobiotechnology

Garima Awasthi

Agriculture

Journal of Emerging Technologies and

Innovative Research

2019

38

Uses of the antiviral potential of medicinal plants and their derivatives or products in prevention and treatment of COVID-19

Sunil Chhimpa Kumud Kant Awasthi

Garima Awasthi,

Agriculture

GORTERIA JOURNAL

2021

40

Quality Improvement of Reverse Osmosis Waste Water through Plant- Based Techniques: A Mini-Review

Kumud Kant Awasthi Garima Awasthi Yamini Tiwari

Agriculture

International Journal of Plant and Environment

       2020

 

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