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Agricultural Engineering

Department of Agricultural Engineering

Department of Agricultural Engineering is the constituent department of Sri Karan Narendra College of Agriculture, Jobner. The department is engaged in teaching, research and extension activities. Department offers various introductory courses from agricultural engineering discipline to undergraduate students of B.Sc. Agriculture (Hon.) and Agriculture Business Management. The department has well equipped farm machinery and food processing laboratories.

 

Vision:

  • To enhance agriculture production and productivity through precision agriculture and mechanized farming.
  • To make agriculture a profitable enterprise by value addition through processing of agricultural products.

 

Courses Offered:

  • B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.)

Sr. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Syllabus

1

AGENGG-121

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

2 (1+1)

Link

2

AGENGG-211

Farm Machinery and Power

2 (1+1)

3

AGENGG-311

Renewable Energy and Green Technology

2 (1+1)

4

AGENGG-321

Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture

2 (1+1)

 

Faculty:

 

Name

:

Dr. Upendra Singh

Designation

:

Assistant Professor & In-charge

Qualification and Institution of higher education

:

Ph.D., MPUAT, Udaipur (RJ)

Contact Details

  • Mobile No.
  • Email

 

:

:

 

+91 9460515989

upendra.aspe.rari@sknau.ac.in

Area of Specialization & Field of Interest

:

Processing and Food Engineering, Dehydration characteristics of button mushroom, Textural characteristics of Fruits and Vegetables

Total experience in teaching /research /industry/ organization

:

06 Years

Publications

  1. Books
  2. Research Papers
  3. Popular Articles

 

:

:

:

 

04

15

05

Membership

(Society/Academic Body etc.)

:

  1. Indian Society of Agricultural Engineering (ISAE)
  2. Journal of Scientific & Applied Research
  3. Scientific Agriculture Research Society
  4. Society of World Env. Food & Tech (SWEFT)

Awards

:

  1. National award by Hon. President of India (Rajbhasa Gourav Award, 2016) on the occasion of Hindi Divas on Sept. 14, 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
  2. Young Scientist Award 2015, In National workshop-Indian Agril., Problem, Issues & Reform (IAPIR-2016) at KVK, BHU, Varanasi
  3. DC Memorial Teacher’s Award 2016, In National conference on Intervention of climatic change in sustainable development of agriculture, food and nutrition security and its amelioration at SVS University, Meerut.
 

 

Name

:

Dr. Wandkar Sachin Vilas

Designation

:

Assistant Professor

Qualification and Institution of higher education

:

Ph.D., MPUAT, Udaipur (RJ)

Contact Details

  • Mobile No.
  • Email

 

:

:

 

+91 7588842128

wandkarsv.agengg@sknau.ac.in

Area of Specialization & Field of Interest

:

Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Farm Machinery Testing, Ergonomics and Safety in Agriculture, Precision Agriculture

Total experience in teaching /research / industry / organization

:

03 Years

Publications

  1. Books
  2. Research Papers
  3. Popular Articles

 

:

:

:

 

02

16

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Membership
(Society/Academic Body etc.)

:

  1. American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE)
  2. CIGR International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  3. Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI)
  4. Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE)
  5. International Association of Engineers (IAENG)
 

 

On-going Research Projects:

Sr. No.

Name of the Project

Principal /Co Investigator

Funding Agency

Duration

1

Augmentation of Entrepreneurship for rural people Through Processing

Dr. Upendra Singh (PI)

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

3 years

2.

Validation and PHT for Dragon Fruit and Fig in semiarid conditions for Rajasthan

Dr. Upendra Singh
(Co-PI)

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

3 years

 

 

Last Updated : 20 May 2019