Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian economy. Graduates of SRU’s Agriculture program will have technical knowledge in crop raising, effective use of fertilizers, integrated pest management, seed conditioning and smart technology. The graduates are also exposed to livestock management. The course balances theoretical aspects with practical issues such as agroeconomics, smart food processing technologies, and crop management.
School of Agriculture is part of a sprawling 150 acre green campus equipped with various farm mechanization components like Post harvest equipment, Plant protection equipment, Mini tractors, Inter-cultivation equipment, Power tillers, Trans-planters and various tractor drawn implements.
The focus areas within Agriculture @SRU include smart agriculture, horticulture, and agribusinesses.
Dr. G. Bhupal Raj, Dean, School of Agriculture, has more than three decades of leadership experience in teaching, research and extension. He is retired as Director in Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad. Before joining as Dean, School of Agriculture, SR University, he worked as Director of PG Studies, M.S Swaminathan School of Agriculture - Centurion University, Odisha and Dean of KBR college of Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh. He has published 100+ research articles in reputed journals. He obtained five awards including two gold medals for significant contributions and guided four Ph.D. and ten M.Sc. (Ag) Scholars. He had international exposure, visiting US, UK, Thailand and China.
Dr. O. N. Tiwari, Principal Scientist at Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR), New Delhi is the advisor to the School of Agriculture @SRU
Students of the program will have an opportunity to work as innovative Scholars in Collaborative for Social Innovations (CSI) to develop new solutions for sustainable agricultural production. A student can also explore other interdisciplinary research centers @ SRU
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