The mandate of department is to provide undergraduate teaching at B.Sc. Agriculture, B.Sc. Horticulture and post graduate education at M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture levels and develops quality human resource in the field of horticulture. Besides, it conducts basic and applied need based research through students, research that lead to improvement in production and productivity of horticultural crops. The students (UG & PG) have been able to acquire reputed jobs including good share in national competitions like, JRF, ARS, State Agricultural Universities, Agriculture officers, NGOs, Banks, Agriculture based industries etc.
Highlights of Department:
– Open nursery of around 200 m 2 area
– Large Polyhouse with area of around 1800 m 2 for growing several off-season vegetables, seasonal vegetables, flowers etc.
– Mixed orchard of citrus, pomegranate, mango, some temperate fruits etc.
– Litchi orchard, Medicinal and aromatic block, ornamental block, research block etc.