The restructured UG curricula in accordance with the National Education Policy (NEP)-2020 is prepared for Agricultural Universities specializing in talent growth body work, mentioned Dr. R.C. Agrawal, the Deputy Director General (Agricultural Education), Indian Council of Agricultural Research throughout the convention of Vice Chancellors of Agricultural Universities right here at Kanha Shantivanam, Hyderabad. A compulsory basis course of three weeks length on Yoga and Meditation is framed in new syllabus in addition to the availability of a number of entry and exit in diploma applications and extra focus might be on talent growth on the scholar half in the New Education Policy, he harassed on, whereas the discussions have been occurring. A Memorandum of understanding with Mr. Kamlesh D. Patel “Daaji”, Heartfulness Education Trust to introduce yoga in ICAR-affiliated universities was signed by Dr. Agrawal on behalf of ICAR on 1 October 2022 at Kanha Shantivanam, the world’s largest meditation corridor on the Heartfulness Headquarters.
Revenue technology fashions, sixth Deans committee suggestions, new UG program for pure farming, public non-public partnership fashions, implementation of NEP-20202 in agricultural universities, draft HR recruitments in Agril sector for subsequent 20 years, hole evaluation for international rating of agricultural universities have been mentioned throughout the three days convention of Vice Chancellors of Agricultural Universities from thirtieth September to 2nd October, 2022.
Dr. R.C. Agrawal advised, that in the sixth deans committee, in the context of Indian farming, B.Sc (Hons.), Natural farming course is deliberate to be launched now in the schools for apply of manufacturing and analysis in pure farming. To encourage pure farming in a higher manner, the fellowship provision to the students, entrepreneurship growth in reference to the pure farming, backup and ahead linkages might be offered. To practice extra manpower and farmers on pure farming, Krishi Vigyan Kendras are entrusted with this job. Also, main crops might be examined for pure farming at multi areas.
Dr. Agrawal urged the Vice Chancellor’s of Agricultural Universities to purpose at 30% inside income technology to start with and attain monetary self sufficient by 2035 asper NEP-2020. Several income technology fashions have been mentioned in particulars such as hydroponics, aeroponics, breeder seed manufacturing, promoting of parental strains or varieties; growth and promoting of agri equipment; promoting of medical and fragrant vegetation; promoting poultry birds, animal breeds, biopesticides, biofungicides; making vermicompost and so on. Ethanol manufacturing, substitute of soyameal which is dear with sericulture pupae and pure colors, millets, diary, mushrooms, dehydrated merchandise and conventional rice varieties are some extra areas obtainable for income technology.
Universities can now provide providers or consultancies, DDG advised to the VCs
Universities are open now to take up consultancies, provide certificates, diploma programs, agri-tourism, branding of merchandise, fecilitation facilities to export of produce, act as innovation centres, certification and accreditation our bodies for agri- merchandise and so on.
Governor of Telangana, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan whereas addressing the VCs throughout the convention mentioned that the survival of the world will depend on the event of agriculture and there isn’t a previous, current and future with out the point out of agriculture. She additional harassed that in contrast to different programs, students are exhibiting extra inclination in the direction of the agriculture programs.
(Source: Education Division, ICAR)
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