Guru Nanak College Budhlada

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Overview

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

(Selected under Star College Scheme DBT  Govt. of India)

The Department of Agriculture was established in the year 2013. Since then, the departments have been fully equipped with state-of- the art infrastructure. The department is also resourced with a Hi-Tech Poly-house having Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation system along with fertigation to provide training for protective cultivation practices to students within Campus.

The department owns agriculture land for giving extended practical exposure to its students. The land is extensively used for conducting various field experiments like Plant breeding, Horticulture and Agronomy. As a result, the area is properly maintained comprising of an Herbal, Rose, Formal garden and a Vermi-compost unit. The department has also conducted various academic field visits to various Institutes/ Industries having concern with the different fields of agriculture for making its students aware of latest technologies followed and implemented at professional level.

The department of agriculture aims to provide accurate agricultural knowledge that enhances sustainable agriculture and promote organic farming. Keeping in view, that the traditional farming method does not results in high yield, the department aspires to aware the local farmers and its students about the use of modernized technology and how to improve their crop production as well as the alternative farming methods like Mushroom cultivation, Preparing Vermi-compost, nursery management of vegetables and other crops. Recently  the department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology , Govt. of India New Delhi has selected under "Star College Scheme" Which will be extremely useful in improving the technical infrastructure of the Department.

Following courses are running

B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture-4 years (Professional Degree)