Dr.PANJABRAO DESHMUKH KRISHI VIDYAPEETH, AKOLA
(An AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY AT AKOLA, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA)
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, NAGPUR
Section of Agricultural Economics and Statistics
1. About the section
2. Academic programmes
8. Co-curricular activities
9. Research activities and achievements
10. Extension activities and achievements
12. Contact information
1. About the Section
Department of Agricultural Economics and Statistics was first developed under College of Agriculture, Nagpur from 1958. After establishment of Agricultural University Dr.Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth from 1969 at Akola the work of this department was started as a section under Department of Agricultural Economics and Statistics, Dr.P.D.K.V. Akola. The major functions of the section are the same as a department i.e. Post graduate teaching, research and Extension activities.
2. Academic Programme:-
The section is offering courses on Agricultural Economics and Statistics to both undergraduate and Post graduate.
B.Sc. (Agri. : 4 Years
M.Sc. (Agril. Econ.) : 2 Years
The section has well furnished staff rooms, well equipped classroom, with computer, laptop facility (internet), Integrated Computer Projector for Interactive Teaching, Projection Screens, etc., which are frequently used by the faculties and students. Separate Computer Laboratory is available in this section for students and staff.
The basic objectives of the section are conducting research and teaching at graduate and post graduate level i.e.
4 Teaching : To impart instructional programme at graduate and post graduate level in Agricultural Economics and Statistics.
4 Research : To conduct research in agricultural economics and statistics considering the thrust areas.
4 Extension: Teaching and Research Staff of department participate in the extension activities of the university.
Agril.Economics section of this college has two disciplines ie.,
4 Agril. Economics
6. Faculty – Section of Agricultural Economics & Statistics
The undergraduate B.Sc.(Agri.) and post graduate education is offered at the college. The postgraduate education leading to M.Sc.(Agril.Economics) is offered at Section of Agril Economics. The total intake capacity for Post graduate students (M.Sc.) are as under
MSc.(Agri.) Agril.Economics : 13
8. Co-curricular activities
The faculty of the section associates with various co-curricular activities pertaining to admissions, examination, university sports, social gathering, student’s educational tours, registrations in the seminars, workshops, conferences, Krishi Melavas, etc.
The students take part in the inter college as well as inter university sports, tournaments, cultural activities, etc.
9. Research activities and achievements:-
All staff members take parts in the research activities conducted by University for Annual Research programme as well as students PG Research programme.
10. Extension activities and achievements:-
Besides the main function of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, the staff members are actively involved in extension activities like Registration of Seminars, Krishi Melavas, Conferences, Workshops, Exhibitions, etc.
The faculty members of this section have published many research papers in International/National Journals, International/National Conferences, etc. Faculty members of this section have written some books.
12. Contact information :
Professor of Agricultural Economics & Statistics
College of Agriculture, Research Building,
Opp. Nagpur University, Amravati Road,
Nagpur – 440001, Maharashtra, India.
University Website : http://www.pdkv.ac.in