Chandra Shekhar Azad

Agri Business Management

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About the department

CSA University offers two years full time Master of Business Administration degree programme in Agri-business. It has been designed to provide adequate basic understanding about managerial concepts of business in agri-sector. The programme is designed to train the students effectively and also inculcate in the area of entrepreneurship skills, which enables the students to get attuned to the expectations of corporate culture and professionally competence in the subject.


The mission of Department of Agri-business Management is to help agriculture and industrial sector to develop core competence by creating a new breed of qualified, well trained, motivated and committed professional agri-managers equipped with modern management theories and practical practices and appropriate behavioral values and skill with an aptitude and sensitivity for the agriculture sector and rural development.


The underlying objectives of the department are:

  • To impart education and training to young graduates for taking up the responsibility for managing any organization and agro-based income generating and developing activity.
  • To offer training program for business professional, policy makers and entrepreneurs for improving decision making skill and administrative competence.
  • To undertake research projects on client specific problem and on general facing industries segment.
  • To create knowledge through research relevant to management discipline and to disseminate such knowledge through publication.
  • To participate in and to contribute to the formulation of public policy.
  • To collaborate with other institution in the state and in the country to fulfill the above objectives.
  • To organized seminar/conferences/discussion at the national and international level to fulfill the cause of Agri-business.

Mandate :

  • To impart education and training to young men and women for taking up the responsibilities for managing any form of organization and other agro-based income generating and development activities.
  • To offer training programmes for business professionals, policy makers and entrepreneurs for improving decision making, skills and administrative competence.
  • To undertake research projects on client specific problems and on general problems facing an industry segment.
  • To create knowledge through researches relevant to management discipline and to disseminate such knowledge through publication.
  • To participate in and contribute to the formulation of public policy.
  • To collaborate with other institutions in the state and the country to further the above objectives.
  • To organize seminars/conferences/discussions at the national and international level for the cause of Agri-Business.

Progress report of MBA Department

Placement of the students

CSA an edifying university is carrying the legacy forward in empowering the young minds to further open new horizons for creativity. Besides creating fertile minds for Agri -professionals and personal success, we are committed to create responsible citizens who are the epitome of highest ethics and social conduct. The smart system of learning at Department of Agri business Management enables students to stand in the line of other premiere institutions of the country. Five year data of the department comprised number of intake and placed students in different reputed organization are reflected that 100 per cent students were placed in year 2014-15 while 94.44 percent in 2015-16 and 93.75 percent during 2016-17 were placed. 100 percent students were placed during 2017-18. Overall 94.18 per cent students were placed in various agro-based industries, seed and fertilizers organizations and banks. These are mainly – ORBI Pvt. Ltd. VNR Seeds Pvt. Ltd. ADAMA Pvt. Ltd. Dayal Group, Dhanuka Agri-tech Limited, Nuzi veedu Seeds Ltd., Bayer Science, PI Group, DSCL, UPL, Sinochem India Company Pvt. Ltd., Bayer Science and AXIS Bank , SBI and Civil Services etc.

Table 1. Number of students intake and placed during 2015-2019

         Year / Degree 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 Average
 Number of students intake in ABM 14 18 16 21 17 86
 Number of students placed 14 17 15 21 14 81
% students placed 100 94.44 93.75 100 82.35 94.18

Academic and Cultural excellence: Established two clubs

Stone Stars: The Cultural Club of CSA
Every student is gifted with some talent and they nourish and nurture their talent for their all round development and to make their life meaningful. Cultural values are essential for every citizen. It helps in preserving and reviving a nation’s heritage and traditions. Our cultural club aims is established to identify and nurture inherent talent among students and provide a platform to exhibit their skills in various forms of Art, multitasking and work as a team building, to provides a platform to students to showcase their talent in music, dance, fine arts and, to encourages managerial capabilities such as event management and stage organization among students.

Manage Minds- Academic Club of CSA:

This club established to provide academic & career resources to help our members pursue their interests for activities and events covering business, creating public awareness and, bringing out the best in its members by conducting events that enhance personality traits

Established mentorship:

Students allotted to guest faculty for excellence in seminar, GD, PI and project dissertation

Linkages with reputed organization:

Strong linkages were established with reputed organization for summer and winter internship/ industrial attachment programme

Way forward

Very soon ………………….

Certificate Course programme

  • International Agri-Trade and marketing,
  • Agri- entrepreneurship
  • Environment and disaster management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Agri Input Management (PGDAIM)
  • Department should be upgraded at the level of Institute of Agri business Management

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Out standing feature and Facilities

  • Nationally & internationally trained and recognized faculty.
  • Year round personality development programme
  • Skill enhancing workshops.
  • Business simulation, continuous industry interaction.
  • Live project/assignments/seminars/case study on the job oriented training.
  • Batch size of only 30 students.
  • Admission on the basis of UPCATET.
  • Students from all over India.
  • All India Agri-industries visit programme.
  • Fully air-conditioned classrooms.
  • Separate computer lab with internet facility.

Course Structure

MBA (Agri-Business) I Semester
ABM 501 Principles Of Management And Organizational Behaviour 3(3+0)
ABM 502 Agribusiness Environment & Policy 2(2+0)
ABM 503 Managerial Economics 3(3+0)
ABM 504 Managerial Accounting And Control 2(1+1)
ABM 505 Communication For Management & Business 2(2+0)
ABM 506 Business Laws And Ethics 2(2+0)
ABM 513 Computers For Managers 2(1+1)
Total 16
MBA (Agri-Business) II Semester
ABM 507 Marketing Management 3(3+0)
ABM 508 Human Resource Management 2(2+0)
ABM 509 Financial Management 2(2+0)
ABM 510 Production And Operations Management 2(2+0)
ABM 512 Project Management And Entrepreneurship Development 2(2+0)
ABM 514 Management Information System 2(1+1)
ABM 515 Operations Research 2(1+1)
ABM 591 Master’s Seminar 1(0+1)
ABM 595 Summer Training/Industrial Attachment of 6 to 8 weeks during summer break
Total 16
MBA (Agri-Business) III Semester
ABM 511 Research Methodology In Business Management 3(2+1)
Elective Courses
ABM 520 Management Of Agro-Chemical Industry 2(2+0)
ABM 521 Farm Business Management 2(2+0)
ABM 522 Seed Production Technology And Management 2(2+0)
ABM 530 Management Of Agricultural Input Marketing 2(2+0)
ABM 532 Agri-Supply Chain Management 2(2+0)
Total 13
MBA (Agri-Business) IV Semester
ABM 599 Project 10(0+10)
Total 10
Grand Total 15+15+15+10=55

Information of Officer

SL. No. Name Designation Telephone/Mobile E-mail
1. Prof. V.K Yadav Head of Department 0512 2534156
2. Mohd. Idrish Junior Clerk 0512-2534164 9792864604

Organogram of Department (Officer and Employee)

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  • Seniority list of Officer/Teachers/Technical staff.
  • Success stories of departmental achievements in details along relevant photographs (if any).
  • Budget allocation of different Plans/schemes along with financials & Physical progress.
  • Details of departmental activities beneficial for Farmers(if any).

The Faculty

Faculty :
Name : Prof. V.K Yadav
Date of Birth :
Designation : Professor
CollegeDepartment : College of Agriculture
Department of Agri-business Management
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Advisory Board

Dr. D.R. Singh
C.S. Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur
Dr. O. P. Singh
Dhanuka Agritech Limited
14th floor Building 5A, DLF phase- III , Gurgoan, Haryana – 122002
Dr. K.B. Gupta
Professor, Agribusiness Management
Indian Institute of Management
Prabandh Nagar, Lucknow – 226 013
Mr. B.N. Pathak
P.I. Industries Limited.
5th floor,Vipul Square, B- Block, Sushant Lok, Phase-1 Gurgaon, Haryana -122009
Mr. C.L. Parmar
G.M. (Marketing)
Chambal Fertilisers & Chemical Limited
Corporate One, First Floor, 5 Commercial Centre , New Delhi – 110 025
Mr. Manoj Singh Bhandari
Marketing Head
Sinochem IndiaCo. Pvt. Ltd.
Unit-2 B, Jasola Distt Center, New Delhi
Mr. Rishi Arora
General Manager
Nuziveedu Seeds Pvt. Ltd.
F/87, T.P. Nagar, Kanpur Road, Lucknow
Mr. P.N. Dixit
Managing Director
Paras Biotech Pvt. Ltd.
11/77, Ekta Park, Sector-19, Indira Nagar, Lucknow
Mr. Anil Dixit
General Manager (HR)
DCM Sriram Consolidated Ltd.
Kanchanjanga Building, 18- Barakhamba Road , New Dehli-110001
Mr. Rajeev Gangwar
Regional Sales Manager
UPL Limited, Lucknow
Prof. Poonam Singh
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture
C.S. Azad University of Agriculture & Technology Kanpur
Dr. Neerja Agrawal
Dean, College of Home Science
C. S. Azad University of Agriculture & Technology Kanpur
Dr. H.C. Singh
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College of Engineering & Technology, Etawah
Dr. Rajendra Singh
C.S. Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur
Dr. Munish Kumar
Ex-Professor & Head
Deptt. of Agri-business Management
C.S. Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur
Member Secretary