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

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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