The authorities is offering a major enhance to agricultural schooling and analysis by accelerating the recruitment for vacant positions in Agri Universities.
The Uttar Pradesh authorities has agreed to fill 417 educational positions at numerous universities all through the state within the subsequent six months, offering a major enhance to agricultural schooling and analysis. Furthermore, 143 positions at Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) will likely be stuffed.
The authorities additionally intends to generate educational and non-academic positions for the Sugarcane Technology College, which might be affiliated with Meerut’s SVB University of Agriculture. According to a authorities press launch, positions may also be established on the Horticulture and Forestry College of the Agricultural University of Kanpur. The authorities intends to ascertain the KVK evaluation index. The index takes into consideration farmer coaching, contributions to pure farming, seed manufacturing, range, and optimum infrastructure use.
Currently, UP has 4 agricultural universities, one every in Ayodhya, Kanpur, Meerut, and Banda. There are 89 KVKs are useful throughout the state, of which 22 are regulated by ICAR, BHU, and the SH University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Prayagraj.
Another 25 KVKs perform underneath ND University of Agriculture and Technology in Ayodhya, whereas 15 others run underneath the CSA University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur. In Meerut, there are 20 KVKs underneath SP Agricultural University and 7 are underneath Banda University of Agriculture and Technology. All the agriculture universities boast of crop-specific Centres of Excellence, stated a authorities spokesperson.
In the final 5 years, all establishments have developed crop-specific Centres, and 12 new programs have been launched.
Startup incubation facilities will likely be established in any respect agricultural universities over the subsequent two years, utilizing funds supplied by the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana.
Under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana, a complete of Rs 114.84 crore has been granted for 67 Krishi Vigyan Kendras. A complete of Rs 151.40 crore has been apart for agricultural universities.
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