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The College of Agriculture, Lakhimpur Kheri (campus) located at Jamunabad, Gola, Lakhimpur Kheri, (U.P.) – a constituent college of Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur. This second campus of college of Agriculture established during 2014-15 for awarding B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.) degree programme. At present, 60 students are being admitted each year and currently 166 students are studying in under graduate level.

The undergraduate programme in agriculture has already been started six years back (2015-16) and the students pursuing education at main campus at Kanpur during the developmental stage. The students of first batch was awarded degree in 2019. Now, the building including laboratories, Classrooms and Hostels have been constructed. Teaching has been started from academic session (2019-20) of College of Agriculture, Lakhimpur Kheri Campus.

The curriculum of the graduate programme has a practical basis with sound scientific knowledge. A detailed course syllabus and course outline for each course has been developed as per ICAR fifth Deans’ committee recommendations and approved by academic council of the university. The students are provided course outlines in the first lecture class, which the concerned instructor covers during the semester. Students are exposed to rural agricultural work experience in their seventh semester, which includes attachment to villages and prominent agro-industries besides Plant Clinic Laboratory and fieldwork. Sufficient indoor and outdoor game facilities are available for the students. Besides, well-equipped laboratories of integrated Pests Management and Analytical and Quality Control are available in the college, the students also have access to central facilities of the University. The efforts are being made to recruit teaching staff through open competition. The students’ research farm and laboratories are being developed to carry out quality research and practical learning.

Dr. R. K. Yadav Dean,
College of Agriculture, Lakhimpur Kheri, (Campus)

Mission:

  • To pursue excellence in teaching and research activities of undergraduate students.
  • To conduct applied and strategic research on improvement and production technology of major and minor crops.
  • To disseminate information on recent technological advances in production, propagation and post-harvest management.
  • To provide advisory and consultancy services on different aspects of crop production.

Mandates

  • To teach and trained the students in the field of agriculture.
  • To provide facilities to faculty members for research and extension activities in the field of agriculture and allied disciplines.
  • To impart graduate education and training for human resour e development.
  • Advising students for improvement in their writing and communication skills.
  • Enhancing students’ knowledge by arranging educational tours to different National Institutes and Agricultural Universities.
  • To provide proper facilities /guidance for JRF exam.
  • To develop laboratory facilities.
  • To develop smart class rooms with internet facilities.

Achievements:

  • Organized first time Annual Sport and Games Meet during 09-11 March, 2021.
  • College of Agriculture Lakjimpur Kheri (Campus) Organized 07 days special camp of NSS Volunteers.
  • Developed 07 hectare barren land to cultivated land and strated Seed Production Programme.

Facilities:

College is running initial phase of development.

Course Offered:

B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. 1st Semester:

S.No.

Couse code

Course title

Credits

1.

SCW-111

Introduction to Forestry

2(1+1)

2.

UGR-112

Introductory Biology

2(1+1)

3.

SAC-111

Fundamentals of Soil Science

3(2+1)

4.

UGR-113

Elementary Mathmetics

2(2+0)

5.

AGR-111

Fundamentals of Agronomy

4(3+1)

6.

HOR-111

Fundamentals of Horticulture

2(1+1)

7.

ABC-111

Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology

3(2+1)

8.

UGR-111

Agricultural Heritage

1(1+0)

9.

AEX-111

Comprehension & Communication Skills in English

2(1+1)

10.

AEX-112

Rural Sociology & Education Psychology

2(2+0)

11.

AEX-113

Human Values & Ethics (Non gradial)

1(1+0)

 

NSS-111

National Services Scheme

1(1+0)

B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. 2nd Semester:

S. No.

Course code

Course Title

Credit

1.

GPB-121

Fundamentals of Genetics

3 (2+1)

2.

SAC-121

Agricultural Microbiology

2 (1+1)

3.

SCW-121

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

2 (1+1)

4.

PPY-121

Fundamentals of Crop Physiology

2 (1+1)

5.

AES-121

Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics

2 (2+0)

6.

PPA-121

Fundamentals of Plant Pathology

4 (3+1)

7.

ENT-121

Fundamentals of Entomology

4 (3+1)

8.

AEX-121

Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education

3 (2+1)

9.

AEX-122

Communication Skills and Personality Development

2 (1+1)

B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. 3rd Semester:

Course code

Course Title

Credit

AGR-211

Crop Production Technology – I (Kharif Crops)

2 (1+1)

GPB-211

Fundamentals of Plant Breeding

3 (2+1)

AES-211

Agricultural Finance and Cooperation

3 (2+1)

AES-212

Agri- Informatics

2(1+1)

AGR-212

Farm Machinery and Power

2 (1+1)

HOR-211

Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices

2 (1+1)

PPY-211

Environmental Studies and Disaster Management

3(2+1)

AES-213

Statistical Methods

2(1+1)

AHD-211

Livestock and Poultry Management

4 (3+1)

NCC-211

NCC-II

1(0+1)

NSS-211

NSS-III

1(0+1)

 

Total

25(14+11)

B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. 4th Semester:

Corse code

Course Title

Credit

AGR-221

Crop Production Technology –II (Rabi Crops)

2(1+1)

HOR-221

Production Technology for Ornamental Crops, MAP and Landscaping

2(1+1)

AGR-222

Renewable Energy and Green Technology

2(1+1)

SAC-221

Problematic Soils and their Management

2(2+0)

HOR-222

Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops

2(1+1)

SST-221

Principles of Seed Technology

3(1+2)

AGR-223

Farming System & Sustainable Agriculture

1(1+0)

AES-221

Agricultural Marketing Trade & Prices

3(2+1)

AGR-224

Introductory Agro-meteorology & Climate Change

2(1+1)

UGE-221

Agribusiness Management*

3(2+1)

UGE-222

Agrochemicals*                Any one choose by student

3(2+1)

UGE-223

Commercial Plant Breeding*

3(1+2)

UGE-224

Landscaping*

3(2+1)

NSS-221

NSS-IV

 

Total

19(11+8) +

3 Cr. Hours

B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. 5th Semester:

Corse code

Course Title

Credit

PPA-311

Principles of Integrated Pest and Disease Management

3(2+1)

SAC-311

Manures, Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management

3(2+1)

ENT-311

Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management

3(2+1)

PPA-312

Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management -I

3(2+1)

GPB-311

Crop Improvement-I (Kharif Crops)

2(1+1)

AEX-311

Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication

2(1+1)

AGR-311

Geo informatics and Nano-technology and Precision Farming

2(1+1)

AGR-312

Practical Crop Production – I (Kharif crops)

2(0+2)

GPB-312

Intellectual Property Rights

1(1+0)

UGE-311

Food Safety and Standards*

3(2+1)

UGE312

Biopesticides & Biofertilizers*        Any one choose by student

3(2+1)

UGE-313

Protected Cultivation*

3(2+1)

UGE-314

Micro propagation Technologies*

3(1+2)

AET-313

Educational Tour (Department of Agronomy)

2(0+2)

 

Total

21(12+09)+3

B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. 6th Semester:

Corse code

Course Title

Credit

SCW-321

Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management

2 (1+1)

AGR-321

Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture

2 (1+1)

PPA-321

Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II

3 (2+1)

HOR-321

Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables

2 (1+1)

ENT-321

Management of Beneficial Insects

2 (1+1)

GPB-321

Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops)

2 (1+1)

AGR-322

Practical Crop Production –II (Rabi crops)

2 (0+2)

AGR-323

Principles of Organic Farming

2 (1+1)

AES-321

Farm Management, Production & Resource Economics

2 (1+1)

AHD-321

Principles of Food Science and Nutrition

2(2+0)

UGE-321

Hi-tech. Horticulture*

3(2+1)

UGE-322

Weed Management*    Any one choose by student

3(2+1)

UGE-323

System Simulation and Agro-advisory*

3(2+1)

UGE-324

Agricultural Journalism*

3(2+1)

 

Total

21(11 + 10)+

3Credit Hours

B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. 7h Semester:

Activities

No. of weeks

Credit Hours

Rural Agricultural Work Experience and Agro-industrial Attachment (RAWE & AIA)

READY-Component-I

 

 

14

RAWE- 411 (Rural Agricultural Work Experience)

 

 

1. General orientation & On campus training by different faculties

1

 

2. (a) Village attachment training programme

8

 

i. Orientation and Survey of Village

 

 

ii. Agronomical Interventions

 

 

iii. Plant Protection Interventions

 

 

iv. Soil Improvement Interventions (Soil sampling and testing)

 

 

v. Fruit and Vegetable production interventions

 

 

vi. Food Processing and Storage interventions

 

 

vii. Animal Production Interventions

 

 

viii. Extension and Transfer of Technology activities

 

 

(b) Attachment in University/College/KVK/research Station

5

 

READY- Component –II

 

 

AIA- 412 (Agro Industrial Attachment)

 

 

  • Students shall be placed in Agro-and Cottage industries and Commodities Boards for 03 weeks.

  • Industries include Seed/Sapling production, Pesticides-insecticides, Post harvest-processing-value addition, Agri-finance institutions, etc.

3

4

Plant Clinic

  • Seed/Sampling production, Pesticide/insecticide, post harvest industries, processing-value addition, Agri-finance intitution etc.

2

2

Activities and Tasks during Agro-Industrial Attachment Programme

 

 

     i.       Acquaintance with industry and staff

 

 

   ii.       Study of structure, functioning, objective and mandates of the industry

 

 

  iii.       Study of various processing units and hands-on trainings under supervision of industry staff

 

 

  iv.       Ethics of industry

 

 

    v.       Employment generated by the industry

 

 

  vi.       Contribution of the industry promoting environment

 

 

 vii.       Learning business network including outlets of the industry

 

 

viii.       Skill development in all crucial tasks of the industry

 

 

  ix.       Documentation of the activities and task performed by the students

 

 

    x.       Performance evaluation, appraisal and ranking of students

 

 

Total

 

20

B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. 8th Semester:

Activity

 

Credit Hour

Courses for Experiential Learning

 

20

Information of Officer



Name Prof. Rajendra Kumar Yadav
Date of Birth 15.05.1969
Designation Dean, College of Agriculture, Lakhimpur Khiri
(Campus)
College Department

College of Agriculture, Lakhimpur Khiri (Campus)

Contact Info Mobile : 09415153756
Email : rky_csa69@rediffmail.com
Subject Specialization Genetics and Plant Breeding

Awards received :

National

  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad Puraskar-2013 , ICAR, New Delhi
  • ICN International Award – 2020 for Agricultural Education. at Lucknow.
  • ICN Award – 2019 for Agricultural Education at Lucknow.
  • ICN Award – 2018 for Agricultural Education at Lucknow.
  • Distinguished Scientist Award-2018 at Bali Indonesia.
  • Gold Medal Award, Society for Resent Development in Agriculture & Noida International University, Greater Noida. 2016
  • Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad Vishishth Krishi Vigyanic Puraskar (Crop Improvement in Wheat) Uttar Pradesh Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lucknow, 2016
  • Distinguished Scientist Award : Astha Foundation & Rajmata vijya Raje Syndiya Uni. of Ag. Tech. Gwaliar , 2015,
  • Best Author Award : Astha Foundation & C.C.S. University, Meerut, 2014
  • Best Poster Paper Presentation Award: Society for Rape seed-Mustard Research & CCSHAU, Hissar , 2012
  • Young Scientist Award, Hi-Tech Horticultural Society & C.C.S. University, Meerut 2009
  • SARK Agricultural Science Excellence in Teaching Award Scientific & Applied Research Center & Bundelkhand university, Jhansi. 2009
  • Kunwar Saxena Bahadur SRDA Award, Society for Resent Development in Agriculture & SVBP University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut. 2008.

Honours:

Shiksha Ratan, Yadunandan Sewa Sansthan-2014
Publications since joining CSAUA&T (give numbers only)

Books and Book chapter : 55 (Books- 21, Book Chapter – 15)
Research Papers: : 130
Book review : 2

Book Published:

Books for U.G. and P.G. Courses:

  • Fundamentals of Genetics, Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Shewta, Bhavya Books Publisher’s (2020).
  • Fundamentals of Plant Breeding, Rajendra Kumar Yadav, Kalyani Publisher’s (2020).
  • Crop Improvement-I, (Kharif Crops), Rajendra Kumar Yadav and D.R. Singh, Kalyani Publisher’s (2020).
  • Crop Improvement-II (Rabi Crops), Rajendra Kumar Yadav and D.R. Singh, Kalyani Publisher’s (2020).
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  • Fundamentals of Plant Bio-chemistry and Bio-technology, Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Lallu Singh, Bhvya Books Publisher’s (2021).
  • Intellectual Property Rights, Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Shweta, Kalyani Publisher’s, 2018
  • Competitive Genetics and Plant Breeding, Rajendra Kumar Yadav, Kalyani Publisher’s , 2015
  • Objective Breeding of Field Crops, Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Ram Krishna, Kalyani Publisher’s 2014
  • Experimental Science of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Ram Krishna, Kalyani Publishers 2012
  • Principle of Genetics (in Hindi), Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Ram Krishna, Kalyani Publishers, 2011
  • Experimental Genetics and Plant Breeding (in Hindi), Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Ram Krishna, Kalyani Publication, 2010

Books for ARS, NET, SRF, JRF and UPCATET Examinations:

  • Handbook of Genetics and Plant Breeding for ARS/NET/SRF Examination, Rajendra Kumar Yadav, Bhavya Books Publishers (2021).
  • Handbook of Under Graduate Entrance Examination, Mohd. Shahid and R.K. Yadav, Write and Print Publication (2021).
  • Hand book of Plant Science for ICAR JRF Examination (2019), Rajendra Kumar Yadav, Kalyani Publisher’s, 2019
  • Hand Bokks of Agricultural Biotechnology, Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Mohd. Shahid (2021), Bhavya Books Publications.
  • Hand Bokks of Plant Biotechnology, (2021), Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Mohd. Shahid Bhavya Books Publications.
  • Atlas Economic Botanist Rabi Cereals, Oilseeds, Legumes & Vegetables, N.B. Singh, H.G. Prakash, R. K. Yadav et .al. B. Singh & M.P. Singh Publisher, Uttara Khand 2015

Practical Manuals:

  • Laboratory manual on Fundamentals of Genetics, Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Shweta, 2017, Army Press, Lucknow.
  • Practical manual on Fundamentals of Plant Breeding, Rajendra Kumar Yadav and Shweta, 2018, Army Press, Lucknow.
  • Practical Manual on Principles of Plant Breeding, Rajendra Kumar Yadav, P.K. Singh, H.L. Singh and P. Singh 2004, University Press.
  • Practical Manual on Elements of Genetics, R. Mishra, D.N. Bhardawaj & Rajendra Kumar Yadav, 2003, University Press.
  • Practical Manual on Crop Improvement-I (Kharif Crops) (2021), Bhavya Books Publications.
  • Practical Manual on Crop Improvement-II (Rabi Crops) (2021), Bhavya Books Publications.

Varieties/ Technologies Developed

  • Contributed in the development of two varieties of (one Barley Variety- K-1055 release from SVRC and two Wheat variety-K -1317 release from CVRC) and K-1616 release from SVRC as a In-charge, Economic Botanist Rabi Cereals Section.

Any other significant academic/research achievement

  • Served as Member, Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council Allahabad (U.P.) from October, 2014 to Oct., 2017.
  • Served as Member of ‘Manyata Samiti’ of UPSEC, Allahabad from December 2015 to 2018.
  • Served as Member Academic Council from December 9, 2004 to January 16, 2006 and
    January 17, 2006 to January 30, 2009 and July 2015 to till now.
  • Served as In-charge, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding from July 2014 to June 2016.
  • Served as Section of Economic Botanist Rabi Cereals from Jan., 2015 to June 2016.
  • Serve as a Editor (Agriculture Section) in ICN News.
  • Served as Head of Department, Agri-business Management, CSAUA&T, Kanpur from Jan., 2018 to July 2019.
  • Working as Associate Dean Student Welfare.

Books for Undergraduate (B.Sc. Ag/Hort./Forestry)

Books for Postgraduate/Ph.D./SRF/NET/JRF/ARS and Entrance Exams

Name Prof. (Dr.) Kaushal Kumar
Date of Birth 14.02.1969
Designation Professor
College Department

College of Agriculture
Campus -Lakhimpurkheri

Contact Info Mobile : 9450159644
Email : Kaushal_scwm@rediffmail.com
Subject Specialization Soil Conservation & Water Management

Awards

National/ societies 16
International
Honours /appreciations 18

Publications

Books 04
Souvenir/abstract book 05
book chapters 05
Research papers 49
Popular articles 51
Agromet advisory bulletin 110
book chapters 05
Folder / pamphlets 10
Book review 02
Technologies developed 05
Book review Any other significant academic/ research achievement:

Teaching

  • National Eligibility Test (NET) qualified alongwith Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) awardees’ from ASRB, ICAR, KrishiAnusandhanBhawan, New Delhi
  • Imparting in teaching of more than 19 courses per year at UG, PG and Ph D level in College of Agriculture/ Forestry/ Home Science
  • Worked as Teaching Incharge, College of Forestry from September 2nd, 2015 to till date.
  • Act as Coordinator of Work Experience in Forestry on MAPs organized for B.Sc. forestry, VIIth semester upto 10-09-2020.
  • Technical Advisor of Experiential learning for B.Sc. forestry, VIIIth semester
  • Worked as Programme Officer, NSS, unit-I, College of Agriculture from 27th July,2007 to 19th September, 2014
  • Worked as Programme Coordinator, NSS, CSAUAT, Kanpur from 6th may ,2009 to 19th September, 2014
  • Involved in evaluation of various internal and external theory and practical examinations at UG, PG and Ph. D levels
  • Performed duty in various examinations at UG & PG level as invigilator/ member of flying squad
  • Appreciation by HOD of the Department of SCWM/Forestry for excellent contribution in teaching, research and extension as wll asexcellent contribution in WEF programme
  • Appreciated 6 times by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor for successful organization of 4th UP Agriculture congress, university Agri-sport & Games meet, training programme on Agriculture Research with relation to IPR, commendable efforts toward awareness and motivation of students regarding agricultural Education and cultural programmes for their over all development

Research

  • 4 Adhoc Project handled as Principal Investigator and 4 Project as Co-Principal Investigator
  • Associate Coordinator, Departmental Research Advisory Committee, SCWM
  • Organized 5 National Seminar:
    • Forest Resource Management on November 15-17, 2003
    • Forestry-Ecological Security and Sustainable Development on March 30-31, 2006
    • Food Security in Context of Changing Climate from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1st, 2010
    • Alumni meet & National conference on “Farmers’ Centric Agri-innovation for sustainable Development” held at CSAUA&T, Kanpur from February 18-19, 2017
    • Souvenir and abstract of training programme ”Agricultural Research with relation to IPR” jointly organized by CSAUAT, Kanpur & IPR Cell, UPCAR, Lucknow from August 16-17, 2017 at CSAUAT, Kanpur
    • International conference on Sustainability of Smallholder Agriculture in Developing Countries under Changing Climatic Scenario AGRICON-2018 from February 14-17, 2018
  • Established a High-tech herbal Garden in the university containing more than 176 rare Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for ex-situ conservation as well as to demonstrate low cost remedy for human and animal health.
  • Establishing a High-tech Agro-forestry nursery to develop the quality planting material of selected tree species at Student Instructional Farm of the university under National Agroforestry Mission Project.
  • Developed low cost production technology, post harvest management, processing, value addition and marketing of 20 medicinal and aromatic plants as well as 2 Bio-Diesel plants i.e. Jatropha and Karanja
  • Member, Multidisciplinary working group for research programme on development of organic Package of Practices of various crops and cropping system
  • Regularly attend the Research Programme Meeting for Rabi and Kharif of our department and other related department of the university.

Extention

  • Conducted more than 30 OFTs/FLDs on farmers field
  • Organized 4 Trainers Trainings and 10 Farmers Training programmes on development of QPM, modern agro-technique, post harvest management, value addition and marketing of Medicinal and aromatic Plants
  • Master Trainer of watershed management, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, TBOs Jatropha and Karanja.
  • Published more than 110 Agromet Advisory Service (AAS) Bulletins for the South west semi arid zone and 40 Agromet Advisory Bulletins for the Central Plain zone on the basis of weather forecast given by NCMRWF, Mausam Bhawan, New Delhi during Feb27, 1999 to July 4, 2001.
  • Published more than 10 folder/ Pamphlets and 2 books for farmers, student and extension workers on modern agro-techniques of poplar, Jatropha, Pongamia, Agro-techniques of different medicinal and aromatic plants, IPNM, Soil and water Testing and managements of salt affected soils.
  • Organized Brain storming meeting to decide the mandate for the different departments of College of Agriculture in global perspective and to identify the priority area of basic and applied research in different subjects as well as raising income in the University.
  • Actively involved organization of the Kissan Melas/ Krashak Gosthi organized twice in a year during 3rd to 5th March/October.
  • Guest speaker of Forest Training Institute, Kanpur, FFDC, Kannauj, CIMAP and other institute

Others

  • Worked as Associate Dean, Student welfare, C.S.A.U.A.&T., Kanpur
  • Worked as Cultural Counselor, C.S.A.U.A.&T., Kanpur
  • Worked as Warden, Patel Hostel,RSRP Hostel and Shekher Hostel C.S.A.U.A.&T., Kanpur
  • Working as Associate Incharge, Entrepreneur Cell, C.S.A.U.A.&T., Kanpur
  • Served as Programme Coordinator, National Service Schemeof University from 6th June, 2009 to 19th August, 2014
  • Selected 4 slums/ year for educational and social awareness regarding health and hygiene, national integrity, dowry, HIV/AIDS, Female feticide, importance of voter, clean and green environment
  • Conducted at least four one day camp and one special 7 days camp per year successfully during 2007 to 2014.
  • Organized 21 Tree Plantation Programme and planted more than 21 thousand plants in last 8 years through the NSS Volunteers in the university campus and other surrounding places in which 76 per cent tree survive.