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.
Agriculture plays a critical role in the entire life of a given economy. Agriculture is the backbone of the economic system of a given country. In addition to providing food and raw material, agriculture also provides employment opportunities to a very large percentage of the population.
I would describe the Vivekananda Global University as exciting and dynamic. The best thing about being a student here is the number of additional opportunities that are available. I was initially attracted here by the school’s reputation and my career goals.
Success was a phenomena in my mind which I wanted to strive for, before I came to Vivekananda Global University. And it was made apparent here by the guidance of the mentors, my hardwork and fate that I flew high to the right direction from where I was founded.
Prof. D. P. Darmora received his Ph. D. from IIT Kharagpur and M. Tech & B. Tech from College of Technology, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar. He has forty one years of diversified experience of teaching, research and administration. As an academician he has published over forty eight research papers in national and international journal besides writing nine books/ manual and supervising Ph. D & M. Tech. Students. He has been Principal Investigator of ICAR- All India Coordinated Research Project on Renewable Energy Sources, Post-Harvest Technology and Mechanization of Experimental Plots as well as Water Management Project funded by Government of Rajasthan. He is a member of Research Advisory Committee, GIAN (North) and several other professional bodies. Before the charge of Dean, FBAS in November, 2017 he served two RTU affiliated Engineering Collages as Principal for about seven years.