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Department of Agricultural Economics

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  • Dr. H.N. Singh
  • Head,
  • Department of Agricultural Economics,
  • College of Agriculture

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  • Phone: 9411160013
  • E-mail: hns_eco[at]rediffmail
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Department of Agricultural Economics

The Department of Agricultural Economics started functioning in 1960 as an integral part of the College of Agriculture. In the beginning it used to offer only undergraduate courses. The Master’s degree programme was started in 1963 and the Ph.D. degree programme in 1970. A new M.Sc. (Ag.) programme was started in Rural Banking in the year 1976 which successfully continued till 1992. The Department engages itself in all the three core activities of teaching, research and extension which constitute the integrated system of education in the university. In the last 54 years of its existence, the department has built up expertise in almost all the major fields of agricultural economics.

Vision:

Agricultural and Rural Development with equity and sustainability through excellence in teaching, research, extension and training.

Mandate:

  • To offer core course(s) to the first degree programmes in Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Horticulture and Home Science.
  • To offer Ph. D and Master’s degree programmes in Agricultural Economics.
  • To offer ‘Minor Package’ for post graduate programmes of other disciplines.
  • To conduct independent research in thrust areas of Agricultural Economics.
  • To participate in multi-disciplinary research projects.
  • To participate in extension activities of the university.
  • To provide comments, opinion on policy issues and research and field based information to government and other development departments.

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    Degrees Offered


  • M.Sc. Ag. (Agricultural Economics) 08 Seats
  • Ph.D. (Agricultural Economics) 02 Seats

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