Department of Agriculture

The department of Agriculture was established in 2011 for the undergraduate course in B.Sc. Agriculture, is one of the most dynamic department of the college. Ever since its inception, the department has been the hub of academic excellence through some great teachers who have laid a sound foundation as well as the cream of students of the region. Thus we are confident that our students will emerge as assets not only to this institution, but also to the country at large.

The motive of our department is to provide practical knowledge along with the theoretical to ensure the quality education and carry out leading edge research in discipline of Agriculture. Agriculture also has one research project. Which is funded by DST (SYST) . The department has excellent infrastructure, well established labs, modern field technology and teaching faculty to support the research and teaching activities. Currently, Agriculture department have two more courses i.e. vocational course in food processing and Diploma in Agriculture, which have good future scope. Along with academic knowledge we train our students to face the challenges of life by providing many value added courses to enhance their career prospects. Interaction among students, parents and staff, along with a Training and Placement Cell ensures a bright future to the students. Hence on behalf of our Agriculture Department, I welcome all you to Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College, Anandpur Sahib.

List of Projects undertaken by students

Sr. No. Name of Class Year No. of Beneficiaries Name of the Project
1. B.Sc.(Agriculture) Year I 85 Identification and cultivation of important medicinal plants
2. B.Sc.(Agriculture) Year II 83 Exotic Vegetable Production
3. B.Sc.(Agriculture) Year III 86 Mushroom cultivation
4. B.Sc.(Agriculture) Year IV 80 Drift wood making
Total 374
5. Dr.Pankaj,Dr.Martha,Dr.Naresh,Dr.Chandarkant Associate Professor Chitkara University,Kurukshetra University,IIT Ropar
6. Dr.Pankaj Dean Research Chitkara University
7. Prof .SKumreson Professor University of Hyderabad
8. Dr.Nitin Arora Assistant Professor Punjab University

Industrial visits by students, summer training in last one year

Name of Event Date Class Number of Beneficiary students
Educational Tour to Directorate of Mushroom Research, Solan Himachal Pradesh 10 September,2018 B.Sc.(Agri) Sem Yr. III 50
Educational Tour to Khan Mushroom farm, Una (Himachal Pradesh) 26.01.2019 B.Sc.(Agri). III and diploma in Agriculture 70
Educational Tour to Chattbirh Zoo, Chandigarh 27.01.2019 B. Sc. (Agri) Yr. II 70

List of Guest lectures/exhibition/seminar/training courses conducted by the college

S. No. Name of Event Date Place of Event Class Number of students/Beneficiaries
1. Exhibition on Medicinal Plants 4. 10. 2018 Kisan Mela, Ropar farmer’sof Ropar and adjoining area 350
2. Exhibition on Medicinal Plants, Exotic vegetables 16.10.2018 Mata Gujri College, Sri fatehgarh Sahib Students and farmer’sof Fatehgarh Sahib 500
3. Exhibition on Medicinal Plants, Exotic vegetables 28.10.2018 NFL, Nangal Visitors of NFL Mela 500
4. Exhibition on Medicinal Plants, Exotic vegetables 9.02.2019 and 10.02.2019 Guru Ka Lahore (H.P.) Farmer’s of Anandpur Sahib 250
5. One day workshop on Diagnostic Based Plant Disease Management 15.02.2019 Conference hall and Agriculture Field of Department of Agriculture BSc. (Agri) I, III 100+
6. Guest lecture on Economics of Mushroom Cultivation 28.02.2019 Conference hall, Department of Agriculture BSc. (Agri) I, III & B.A. students of economics 156
7. Two day workshop on Disaster Management 8.3.2019 and9.3.2019 Multipurpose hall, SGTB Khalsa College BSc. IV 200+
8. Poster presentation, Model making, Essay writing, Scientific Quiz, Paper reading contest in SciFest. 13.03.2019 Department of Agriculture BSc. I, II, III
9. One Day Workshop on Pickling of Mushrooms 14.3.2019 Food Laboratory, Agriculture BSc. (Agri) I, III & B. Voc.(Food Processing) 60
10. One day workshop for Farmers on Kitchen Gardening 16.03.2019 Multipurpose Hall and field of Department of Agriculture BSc. IV and Farmer’s of Anandpur Sahib 120
11. Exhibition on Medicinal Plants, Exotic vegetables 27 March, 2019 Kissan Mela, Anandpur Sahib Farmer’s of Anandpur Sahib 300+

Name, Designation, host institute of guest faculty invited

S. No. Title of Workshop/FDP/ Guest lecture Name, Designation and Institute of guest faculty
1. Diagnostic Based Plant Disease Management Dr. (Prof.) Y.S.Paul Ex-Dean/Director Extension Education CSK HPKV, Palampur
2. Economics of Mushroom Cultivation Mr.Yussouf Khan UNA
3. Kitchen Gardening S. Harjap Singh (Progressive Organic Farmer)Vill. Dher Teh. Sri Anandpur Sahib
4. Disaster Management NDRF Team, Bathinda,Preet pal singh( Indian Army), Dr. Vinayak Sinha ( Associate Professor and Head Deptt. Of Earth Science, Indian Institute of Science and Education Research, Mohali
5. SPSS (Software for Research Analysis) Dr. Nitin Arora Deptt. Of Economics Panjab University Chandigarh
6. Preparation of Mushroom Pickle Mr. Somesh, Department of Horticulture, Sri Anandpur Sahib

List of new Practicals/ demonstrations introduced in last 1 year

S. No. Practical/Demonstration Class Number of students/Beneficiaries
1. Mushroom cultivation of Pleurotus djamor and P. florida Mushroom cultivation of Agaricus bispous (B.Sc. (Agri.) Hons. Sem I), Govt. School Students of Himachal Pradesh, students of Botany 90 + 12 + 50 =152
2. Seed counting through seed counter. (B.Sc. (Agri.) Sem IV) 80
3. Seed germination inside seed germinator. B.Sc. (Agri.) Sem III 80
4. Weather estimation through different equipments B.Sc. (Agri. Sem I 70
5. Cultivation of many exotic plants B.Sc. (Agri) Sem II 80
6. Pot plant cultivation. B.Sc. (Agri.) Sem II 80
7. Pickle preparations. B.Sc. (Agri. Sem VI) and B.Voc. (Food Processing) 60
8. Squash and jam preparation. B.Sc. (Agri. Sem VI) and B.Voc. (Food Processing) 80
9. Effect of dates of sowing and different varieties on yield of wheat. B.Sc. (Agri) Sem VII 88
10. Effect of different dates of sowing on number of days taken to physiological maturity. B.Sc. (Agri) Sem VII 88