About Us

 

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

            The faculty of agriculture was established at Sri Guru Ram Rai (P.G.) College during July 2005. We impart teaching as well as training facilities to agriculture students for developing human resources in agricultural Sciences. Besides quality teaching the faculty has sharp focus on carrying out research in agriculture and allied fields and disseminating the research findings among the farmers of the Uttarakhand state for providing the security of sustainable livelihood to them. The faculty is running B.Sc (agriculture) and B.Sc.(Horticulture) both four years degree programme as well as M.Sc.(Agronomy) with full strength and excellent performance.

            The faculty has well qualified teaching and non teaching staff , agriculture farm of 25 acre ,well equipped labs  and well established orchards of Litchi, guava, mango, citrus, as well as different fruits varieties with in campus premises to provide practical training to students.     We have a well established Hi-tech poly-house for off-season cultivation of vegetables and flowers. We have separate blocks for cultivation of some other horticultural crops like Dill, Parsley, Thime, Marjoram, Basil etc. Our main demonstration blocks contains more than 200 species of different ornamental plants, most of the species of fruit plants from temperate and subtropical regions as well as field crops. Mushroom cultivation lab, Soil Testing facilities and collection of butterflies and other insects pests in Entomology lab are some attractions of the faculty.

Details of faculty members is given as follows:

 

 

Name

 

 

Qualification

 

 

Designation

 

 

Specialization

Dr. A.K.Saxena

M.Sc.Ag., Ph.D., NET

Asstt.Professor

& Head

Soil Science

Dr.Hitendra Kumar

M.Sc.Ag., Ph.D., NET

Asstt.Professor

Entomology

Dr.Shalini Agarwal

M.Sc.Ag., Ph.D., NET

Asstt.Professor

Animal Science

Dr.Priyanka B.Rawat

M.Sc.Ag., Ph.D., NET

Asstt.Professor

Agronomy

Dr.Khilendra Singh

M.Sc.Ag., Ph.D., NET

Asstt.Professor

Plant Pathology

Dr.Kanika Issar

M.Sc.Ag., Ph.D., NET

Asstt.Professor

Horticulture

Dr.Suneeta Singh

M.Sc.Ag., Ph.D., NET

Asstt.Professor

Horticulture

Dr.Nagma Kousar

M.Sc.Ag., Ph.D., NET

Asstt.Professor

Genetics and Plant Breeding

 

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