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Department of Agronomy

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  • Dr. D.S. Pandey
  • Head,
  • Department of agronomy,
  • College of Agriculture

  • Contacts
  • Phone: 912438860, 8475004477
  • E-mail: drdspandey[at]gmail[dot]

About Us

Department of agronomy is one of the oldest departments of the college of agriculture. Initially there were two departments namely plant sciences and crop sciences. However, department of agronomy came into being in 1963 with Master’s Programme in agronomy. The Ph. D. Programme in agronomy was commenced from 1965. A well-knit U.G., P.G., and Ph.D. Programme with updated syllabi has been operating in the department. The research work has been programmed to cater the needs of the area. The department serves as nodal agency for various extension activities and resource management. The department shares more than 25% of course load of the under graduate teaching.

Considering the competence and advance facilities available in the department ICAR sanctioned Center of Advance Studies in agronomy 1994 which was further upgraded to the Center of Advance Faculty Training in 2010. Under the Centre of Advanced faculty training, department imparts training to the scientific personnel’s working in less privileged/ affiliated institutions towards strengthening human resource in the country. The department has also the mandate to develop cost effective technology for efficient and optimal use of resources. It also shares responsibility of transfer of technologies to the farmers and other end users in the state and or across the state.


Bringing positive changes in the lives of people through scientific intervention of Agronomy.


Thriving for safe and quality production of farm produce with innovative agronomic management practices.


Teaching, research and extension education.

Degrees Offered

  • M.Sc. Ag.(Agronomy)
  • Ph.D. (Agronomy)

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