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Director Prioritization, Monitoring & Evaluation

Directorate of Prioritization, Monitoring and Evaluation

About the Directorate
The Directorate of Prioritization, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) was established in the year 2013 at administrative office, SKNAU, Jobner. The Directorate is majorly responsible for documentation and publication of activities and progress of the University at regular intervals. This Directorate also coordinates and monitors all developmental programmes and activities of the University. Director PME is the Nodal Officer for handling all kind of correspondences to the Raj Bhawan. Preparation of annual report and Varshik Prativedan of the University required during the budget session of the Government, telephone directory and preparation of monthly progress reports of University and communicating it to the Chancellor of the University and Hon’ble Governor, Rajasthan and Chief Minister, Govt. of Rajasthan are some integral activities of this cell. This cell is also responsible for collection and compilation of University information, pertaining to progress and achievements, as and when demanded by various government and non-government agencies. Various correspondences to the CMO, national and international organizations are carried out by this unit. In addition to this, the Directorate plays a major role in arranging for accreditation of the University and constituent colleges of the University and therefore, prepares necessary pre-requisites of accreditation such as LOI (Letter of Intent) IEA (Institutional Eligibility for Accreditation) and Self Study Report of University and its constituent colleges for the submission to Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. Moreover, the Directorate of PME maintains linkages with the State government departments, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, State Agricultural Universities, various departments of Govt. of India and other organizations in the best interests of the University.

PME Cell prepares the following essential documents:

  • Annual Report of the University
  • Varshik Prativedan
  • University Monthly Progress Reports to the Hon’ble Governor of Rajasthan
  • DPR for the establishment of New Agriculture and allied colleges
  • Detailed proposal of new agriculture colleges under State Govt.
  • Budget proposals for Agriculture Budget
  • Document of ICAR ranking of Agriculture University
  • Best University Chancellor’s Award information
  • National Awards- National Water award etc
  • Compilation of publications of University
  • Self -Study Report of SKNAU, Jobner and its constituent colleges
  • Telephone Directory
  • SKNAU at a Glance

Profile of Director 

Professor S. K. Khandelwal, renowned Horticulture Scientist & Educationist is serving as Director, PM&E in SKNAU, Jobner. Born on 21st August, 1968 at Dausa (Rajasthan) Dr. Khandelwal obtained his B.Sc. (Ag.) in 1989, M.Sc. (Ag.) 1992 and Ph.D. in 1999 in Horticulture from RAU, Bikaner. Dr. Khandelwal initiated his professional career in 1996 as Assistant Professor (Horticulture) at KVK, Sirohi. He has contributed in the field of transfer of horticultural technologies for upliftment of the socio economic status of the farmers. He was transferred at Department of Horticulture, SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner in July, 2000 and involved in the teaching activities. Dr. Khandelwal served in AICRP on Arid Fruit project in the Department of Horticulture, SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner since 2003 to 2015. He was assigned the responsibility of the Project Incharge from 2010 to 2015. Dr. Khandelwal also discharged the responsibility as University Head, Department of Horticulture from 2013 to 2015. He also performed various responsibilities i.e, Incharge, Landscape Cell, Farm Incharge, Asalpur Farm, Incharge, Fruit and Ornamental Nursery and others during this period. Dr. Khandelwal was transferred at Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Durgapura and served as Project Incharge, AINRP on Onion & Garlic from 2015 to 2018. Afterwards, Dr. Khandelwal was assigned the responsibility as Zonal Director Research, Agricultural Research Station, Fatehpur and worked there from February, 2020 to April, 2021. On 23.07.2021 joined as Director, PM&E, SKNAU, Jobner.

Dr. Khandelwal is nominated as member in Rajasthan Kisan Ayog, Government of Rajasthan, Jaipur in August, 2022 and member in Board of Management (BOM), SKNAU, Jobner in June, 2022. He is also acted as member in several steering committees like Academic Council, Board of Studies, Extension Education Council, Research Council, Course Committee, Consultancy Services committee and preparation of Vision document of SKNAU, Jobner committee, Technical committee of National Mission on Medicinal Plant, Screening Committee of National Horticulture Board etc. He has developed one variety of Lasoda i.e, Karan Lasoda-1 and more than 15 production technologies of arid fruits, medicinal plants and vegetables. He has published more than 27 research papers, 88 popular articles, 03 book chapters, 05 technical bulletins, 09 folders and delivered more than 57 Radio and TV Talks and guided 34 students of M.Sc. (Ag.) and Ph.D level. Dr. Khandelwal organized 02 National Workshops in the capacity of Organzing Secretary and 01 national conference in the capacity of Co-organizing secretary.

Dr. S.K Khandelwal 
Director, PM&E

Details of former director 

S. No.

Name of Director



  1. 1

Dr. V. K. Yadav

13 November 2013

11 January 2015

  1. 2

Dr. K. Rama Krishna

12 January 2015

31 March 20216

  1. 3

Dr. V. K. Yadav

01 April 2016

01 July 2016

  1. 4

Dr. (Mrs) Neelam Yadav

02 July 2016

31 January 2020

  1. 5

Dr. (Mrs.) Sunita Yadav

01 February 2020

22 July 2022

  1. 6

Dr. S. K. Khandelwal

22 July 2022

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  1. Latest MOUs





    1. 1


    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and CSWRI, Avikanagar


    To develop co-operation and collaboration in research for development particularly in Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Livestock Production and Management and other agreed activities.

    1. 2

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and One Life foundation, New Delhi


    For commercialization biofortified hybrid Pearlmillet variety RHB 234.

    1. 3

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur


    Build up academic research capacity and promote mutual understanding between the research establishments at the institute as well as for technical support to research.

    1. 4

    Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kotputli, Jaipur-II (SKN Agriculture University, Jobner) and Barmalt Malting (India) Private Limited, Village Keshwana Rajput, Tehsil Kotputli, Jaipur.


    For introduction of new malting barley varieties, on-farm testing and frontline demonstrations of high yielding varieties of 2-row malting barley developed by the ICAR- Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal or RARI, Durgapura for establishing production potential on the farmer’s fields and accordingly promote cultivation of high yielding malting Barley varieties in this region.

    1. 5

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and South Asia Biotechnology Centre, Jodhpur.


    Establishment of mutual relation between the scientific and technical divisions and creation of facilities for exchange of scientific, technology and experts for their proper placement.

    1. 6

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and Dhanuka Agritech Limited


    Impart skill training to the student protection provide fellowship to the PG & PhD. Should is conduction of bio-efficacy trials and use drone in agriculture & DAL sponsored research for developing diversified sustainable farming system.

    1. 7

    SKNAU, Jobner and The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT-PUSA Campus, New-Delhi 


    Developing long term strategies and plan of scout, document and recognize grassroots innovators agri-biodiversity innovators of grassroots farmer to address their local needs, health, poverty and nutritional security.

    1. 8

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and Indian Red Cross Society, Delhi & Rajasthan state Red Cross Society, Jaipur


    Collaboration for objectives like building the resilience of communities to disaster and climate change, strong emphasis on disaster risk management on natural, manmade related environmental technological and health hazards and risk and preventing new risk, reducing existing risk and strengthening resilience.

    1. 9

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and ICAR- National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi


    For academic excellence through guiding students, utilizing research instrumentation and library facilities by the faculty and research scholars of both the organization as well as exchange the students for academic, research and training purposes.

    1. 10

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and The UN  World Food Programme, India


    Enhancing the nutritional effectiveness of the Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman (PM Poshan) (earlier Mid-Day Meal Scheme) through establishing school nutrition (Kitchen) gardens.

    1. 11

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and National Centre for Organic and Natural farming (NCONF), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (GOI), Ghaziabad (UP)


    Rural development through strengthening agriculture-based livelihoods the parties agree to cooperate and collaborate with each other with a view to achieving their common objectives, in particular with regards to the promotion/strengthening of organic farming / natural farming/ agro-ecological practices through SHGs, federations of SHGs and Farmer producer organizations (FPOs).

    1. 12.

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and National Centre for Organic and ICAR- Indian institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal


    Collaboration for post-graduate education program, in the field of wheat and barley quality and production

    1. 13.

    Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur and National Centre for Organic and  ICAR- Indian institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal


    Foster breeding rights of latest ICAR-IIWBR’s wheat and barley varieties.

Last Updated : 22 Sep 2023