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Director Human Resource & Development

                                           

E-mail: director.hrd@sknau.ac.in

In today’s highly competitive world, capacity development and trained human resource are the two key areas which can provide the edge to any organization or institute. The exposure of teachers and students to cutting edge technologies broaden their vision and enhance their capacity to provide solution to intriguing problems. In order to address the challenges of agricultural growth and up-grading quality of higher agriculture education, Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner has established the Directorate of Human Resource Development in January 2015. The Directorate has planned various activities and programmes for enhancing experiential learning of agriculture students, promoting excellence and capacity building of faculty in cutting edge areas and up-gradation of skill in emerging disciplines in higher agricultural education. This will enhance the scope and effectiveness of agricultural education, research and extension programmes of the University, leading to effective result oriented reach for rural development in Rajasthan state. Some of the planned activities are as under.

Empowering students with knowledge about fellowships and academic programme in universities/institutions of repute will motivate them for higher agricultural education. Implementation of skill development programmes for rural youth will lead to improving quality and efficiency of human resources for secondary agriculture. Establishment of newer Experiential Learning Units will help in imparting appropriate blend of knowledge and skill to under graduate students. Improvement of faculty competence through participation and organization of seminars, summer / winter schools, trainings, workshops, availing fellowship etc will be a key component of human resource development. At the same time, emphasis will be given to quality assurance in education through policy support, academic regulations, promotion policy, and review of course curricula and delivery system. Introduction of best teacher/ researcher/ student/ scholar awards will enhance competitiveness and improve the work culture. Efforts will be made for creating/strengthening of infrastructure and facilities such as smart class rooms, training hall, conference hall etc. with financial support from ICAR/ RKVY. Manpower will be developed for activities such as establishment of Nursery of vegetable, fruits and ornamental plants; Bio-fertilizers; Bio-pesticides; Processed agro-products; Vermicompost units. Trained staff will be made available for providing services of soil and water testing, seed quality testing, soil health cards and plant health clinic to the farmers.

Last Updated : 05 Dec 2018