About Us

The department of Horticulture came into existence under faculty of agriculture at Sri Guru Ram Rai (P.G.) College during July 2012. The department is running B.Sc.( Horticulture.) , a four years degree programme and has first batch ready to pass out to serve the nation.  We impart teaching as well as training facilities to horticulture students for developing human resources in horticulture Sciences. Besides quality teaching the department have sharp focus on carrying out research in horticulture 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 department has well qualified teaching and non teaching staff , 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 in different aspects horticulture to B.Sc. Horticulture students.    A well-established Hi-tech Polyhouse 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 contain more than 200 species of different ornamental plants, most of the species of fruit plants from temperate and subtropical regions. Mushroom cultivation lab, Soil Testing facilities and collection of butterflies and other insects pests in Entomology lab are some attractions of the department.

FACULTY PROFILE:

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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