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School of Agriculture 
Welcome to School of Agriculture

About the School :

Need and justification for establishing the new college :

  • Chengalpattu District-a glance :

    Chengalpattu district in Tamil Nadu was separated from Kanchipuram district on 29/11/2019. Originally it was known as Chingleput and subsequently changed as Chengalpattu. The city is believed to have been named after a lilly called “Chenkazhuneer poo” which is found abundantly in this region on the palar river. Chengalpatttu town is the head quarters of the District which is located 56 kms away from the state capital Chennai on the National Highway 45. It has two largest cities like Pallavaram and Tambaram. This is also called as the Gateway of Chennai for the southern districts of Tamil Nadu. The total area of the district is 2945 Sq. km. with a population of 2556423. Tamil is the official language of this district as in case of any other district of the state. It falls under the Lok sabha constituency Kanchipuram and there is one Legislative assembly constituency namely Chengalpattu. There are 3 revenue divisions, 16 panchayats,8 municipalities, 8 panchayat unions, 12 town panchayats and 359 rural village panchayats in the district. The soil is predominantly sandy, alluvial and to little extent clay. The major crops grown in the district are paddy, sugar cane, pulses, vegetables and millets. Bay of Bengal is the boundary of the district in the east direction. The period from November to February in pleasant with a climate full of warm days and cool nights. Summer affects from middle of March and the temperature rise upto 38 – 40o c. during peak summer. The average temperature ranges from 22o c. during January to 38o c. during May – June. Summer rains are spare and the first monsoon southwest monsoon sets in June and continues upto September. The north east monsoon sets in October and continues up to December to January. The average rainfall of the district is about 1300 – 1400 mm annually. The district was formally ruled by the kings of Vijayanagaram and after the defeat by the deccan sulthanites at battle of Khalikota in 1565 it was ruled by deccan sultans. The fortress at Chengalpattu was built by the Vijayanagar kings in the 16th century. Mahabalipuram, the icon of Pallavas architecture and sculpture has a seashore temple which is a world famous tourist spot. Chengalpattu district has a government medical college at Chengalpattu town which is a landmark for the town. The chengalpattu government hospital is the largest Government hospital in this district. A Principle court of the district and Dr. Ambedhkar law college are also function in this town.

  • Need for an Agriculture College in Chengalpattu District :

    Chengalpattu district being adjacent to the state capital Chennai district has a huge floating population in addition to the permanent residence of the district. It has got a number of Engineering colleges, Arts and Science colleges and one deemed to be University besides Bharath University. There is a national level institution on ocean technology in this district. Being adjacent to the state capital, the district is the victim of forcible conversion of the agricultural land for industrial and residential purposes. Due to this, the cultivated area is shrinking considerably. There is a pressure on the local farmers to go for continuous cultivation of their limited land not only to generate income but also to meet the food demand of the local population. Due to a high monsoon rainfall, about 70 to 80 per cent of the cultivated lands are always put under mono-cropping like paddy. There is a huge demand for other agricultural produces like vegetables, fruits etc. not only for the local population but also for the urbanites in the state capital. The agriculture activities in the district need special attention due to pressure in land for various expansion programme. Additional technical manpower is needed for the agriculture field in this district.

  • Social relevance of Agricultural Education :

    Chengalpattu district is located at 12o 41’ N and 79o 58’ E and it has an average elevation of about 6 m. The farmers in the district are only adopting the traditional practices of crop cultivation throwing a vast opportunity to introduce newer technologies for crop cultivation in this area. New technologies like SRI for paddy, protected cultivation like polyhouse and green house cultivation, improving the activities of allied farming like fishery, dairying, sheep rearing are need of the hour to better utilize the available agricultural resources in this district besides improving the income of the farmers. Further the agricultural diversity that can be introduced in the district by cultivating more of minor millets, pulses during the non monsoon period and introducing different cropping system, agri horticultural sytem and agro forestry cultivation will ensure the livelihood opportunity of the farmers of this district. All these calls for a technology intervention which can be offered by the agricultural faculty established by Bharath University. The establishment of this faculty will help the students, seeking for higher studies in the local area with agricultural background and provide them technical knowledge which they can use for their entrepreneurship after completion of their degree; therefore the establishment of the faculty in this district is highly justified .

Value Added Course (2017 - 2018) :
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BOOK'S

PUBLISHED & FACILITY MEMBERS :

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Value Added Courses

VAC - (2015 - 2016) :

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01 Introduction to Horticulture And Land Scaping  58 12/09/2015 Click Here
02 Certificate course on Medicinal Plant Processing  43 28/03/2016 Click Here
03 Short term course on Vermi Composting  34 21/06/2016 Click Here
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VAC - (2016 - 2017) :

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01 Fundamental course on Biology Of Waste And Wastewater Treatment And Characterization   45 08/04/2017 Click Here
02 Introduction to Environmental health and hygiene  50 24/06/2017 Click Here
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VAC - (2018 - 2019) :

S.No Value Added Courses Number of Student Enrolled Event Date Event Detail
01 Certificate Course On Aquaculture  64 01/11/2018 Click Here
02 Short term courses on Horticulture  64 18/06/2019 Click Here
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VAC - (2019 - 2020) :

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01 Courses on Fundamentals of Food Processing Technician Course  60 03/08/2019 Click Here
02 Courses on Pesticide & Fertilizer Applicator Training  60 03/08/2019 Click Here
03 Indian Agricultural Development  35 03/08/2019 Click Here
04 Cooperatives and Farmer's Organizations  45 03/08/2019 Click Here
05 Fundamentals of Plant Health Management for Plant health doctors 53 03/08/2019 Click Here
Value Added Courses

VAC - (2020 - 2021) :

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01 Microbial Inoculant Production Technology 60 09/08/2020 Click Here
02 Principles of plant propagation 45 09/08/2020 Click Here
03 Sustainable rural livelihood and adaptation to climate change 53 07/12/2020 Click Here
04 Apiculture Techniques 45 01/06/2021 Click Here
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VAC - (2021 - 2022) :

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01 Impact of Medicianl plants on society 53 03/08/2021 Click Here
02 Pricing Strategies 45 05/08/2021 Click Here
03 Agrotourism 45 03/09/2021 Click Here
04 Commercial Cocoon Production 60 03/10/2021 Click Here
Seminar Details (JULY 2017 – JUNE 2018) :
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01 Seminar on Nanotechnology In Agriculture  10-01-2018
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BIHER

B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture :

Conference (2017 - 2018) :
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01 National Conference on genetically modified crops Conference Click Here
02 National Conference on Green Computing Conference Click Here
Conference (2018 - 2019) :
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01 National Conference on Advances in Science, Agriculture, Environmental & Biotechnology Conference Click Here
02 National Conference on genetically modified crops Conference Click Here
03 National Conference on Green Computing Conference Click Here
Conference (2019 - 2020) :
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01 National conference on Advances in Plant Pathology Conference Click Here
02 National Conferecne Modern Applications in Food Biotechnology Conference Click Here
03 National Conference on Advances in Science, Agriculture, Environmental & Biotechnology Conference Click Here
Conference (2020 - 2021) :
Events

Seminar -(2018 - 2019) :

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01 Seminar in Vermiculture & its Uses Seminar Click Here
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Seminar -(2017 - 2018) :

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01 Seminar on Imprtance of Organic food Seminar Click Here
02 Seminar on Integrating different fields of sciences, from mathematics and biology, for better health and agricultural applications: an example of research Seminar Click Here
03 Seminar in Vermiculture & its Uses Seminar Click Here
Events

Seminar - (2018 - 2019) :

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01 Seminar on Nanobiosensors - based on - sit biomarkers-bsdrf, on -site 55 12.03.2019 Click Here
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Seminar - (2019 - 2020) :

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01 Seminar on Stem Cells for Spinal Cord Injuries 90 18.03.2020 Click Here
02 Seminar on Matrix Method of Structural Analysis 62 22.11.2019 Click Here
03 Seminar on Endodontic Microbiology – an academic view 83 24.01.2020 Click Here
Events

Webinar - (2020 - 2021) :

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01 Webinar on Imprtance of Organic food 86 28.09.2020 Click Here
02 Webinar on Integrating different fields of sciences, from mathematics and biology, for better health and agricultural applications: an example of research 70 01.10.2020 Click Here
03 Webinar in Vermiculture & its Uses 67 25.05.2021 Click Here
04 Webinar on Salient features of protection of plant varieties and farmers right act 2001 110 21.10.2020 Click Here
05 Webinar on Organic Farming – Status and Strategies for future Improvement 120 29.10.2020 Click Here
06 Webinar on Value Addition for Horticultural Crops 108 10.11.2020 Click Here
07 Webinar on New Farm Bills and its Implications 119 20.11.2020 Click Here
08 Webinar on Apiculture Practices and its Economics 108 27.11.2020 Click Here
09 Webinar on Recent Advances in Pest and Disease Management 136 03.12.2020 Click Here
10 webinar on Indian Seed Industries and its role in Agricultural Growth. 100 16.12.2020 Click Here
11 Webinar on Government Intervention in Agricultural Marketing 110 24.12.2020 Click Here
12 International Webinar on Emerging Trends in Agriculture 102 10.02.2021 Click Here
Workshop (2016 - 2017) :
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01 Workshop on Downstream processing technique Workshop Click Here
Workshop (2017 - 2018) :
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01 Workshop on Downstream processing technique Workshop Click Here
Events

Workshop - (2018 - 2019) :

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01 Workshop on Smart Water Monitoring 52 11.02.2019 Click Here

Workshop - (2019 - 2020) :

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01 Workshop on ethics in biomedical Engineering 61 24.09.2019 Click Here

Workshop - (2020 - 2021) :

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01 Workshop on Downstream processing technique 113 28.05.2021 Click Here
FACULTY

Visiting / Adjunct

Faculty Profile

Full -Time :

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  • Dr. A. Sadasakthi
Dean Click Here
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  • Dr. S. Mariyappan
Director Click Here
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  • Dr.(Mrs.)T.Geetha Jebarathnam Kuttibai
HOD Click Here
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  • Dr. S Sivagnanam
Associate Professor Click Here
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  • Dr. M. Dhivya
Associate Professor Click Here
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  • Dr.G.Vaidehi
Associate Professor Click Here
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  • Dr. R. Anbarasan
Associate Professor Click Here
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  • Dr. V. Prakash
Associate Professor Click Here
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  • Dr. S. Anandhi Lavanya
Associate Professor Click Here
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  • Dr. S. Malarvannan
Associate Professor Click Here
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  • Dr. V. Abarna
Associate Professor Click Here
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  • Dr. A. Mouna
Associate Professor Click Here
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  • Ms. Gokula Lakshmi R M
Assistant Professor Click Here
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  • Mr. B. Suriya sabarinath
Assistant Professor Click Here
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  • V. Sushmetha
Assistant Professor Click Here
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  • Mr. N. Manivannan
Assistant Professor Click Here
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  • Mr. M. Ajithkumar
Assistant Professor Click Here
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  • Dr. M.S Bhagavathi
Assistant Professor Click Here
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  • Ms. R. Leenasree
Assistant Professor Click Here
Vision & Mission

Our Vision :

  • To search new area of knowledge and transform Agricultural education as a tool for making Agriculture a suitable industry for the benefit of the farmers and the country as a whole.
  • To be the leading centre to provide students – responsive education, farmers centered training and services to develop Agriculture as an industry.
  • To provide leading education with knowledge and life enhancing programme and produce graduates to serve the State and nation by advancing, sharing and applying knowledge acquired by them

Our Mission :

  • To impart a technical education in Agriculture & related areas. The faculty creates, integrate and share the knowledge to meet the objectives.
  • To generate newer technologies to provide food and nutritional security by using crop improvement and genetic engineering techniques in Agricultural research
  • To transfer technology to farmers and farming community and other stake holders through well defined extension education and programme especially the marginal farmers and rural people

Our Goal :

  • To develop a holistic approach in educating the students with a view to make them Well equipped to address the agrarian issues.
  • To develop technology through research which will be easily available to all groups of farmers at an affordable cost.
  • To Strengthen the extension activities and redefine the approach to help the farmers by creating an atmosphere which is farmers friendly.
  • To establish national and international contacts to adopt newer technologies in Agricultural research and benefit the farmers.
  • To inculcate leadership quality in the students with a Complete Personlity and aquire the knowledge to face any challenge.
  • To develop curriculum which will meet the changing trend in the field of Agriculture.
  • To become a leader and path finder in searching new fields/avenue in Agricultural education.
  • To evaluate and fine tune the academic and practical instructions to up grade the technical competency of the students.

Our Strategy :

  • To establish an institution which will be an ultimate destination for an excellent and need based education in the field of Agricultural science.
  • To develop research and development based system of education and deliverables to benefit the farmers and the country as a whole.
  • To establish state of art facilities to impart excellent education to the students.
  • To establish interface between various stake holders like industry, corporates at national and international level and make deliverables from such interfaces.

Our Objectives :

  • To establish a learning centre to graduate students and mould them as a leader to meet the changing demand in the field of Agriculture.
  • To inculcate the skill of adoption to new technologies by the students and transform Agriculture as an enterprise with commercial outlook.
  • To transform the basic concept of agriculture from an age old profession to business oriented profession.

Deans Desk :

Deen research

Agriculture practice is the back bone of our country. It plays a vital role in India’s economy. In the pandemic period, Agricultural activity only increased our nation’s GDP than any other industrial activity. In India more than 75% of people are directly or indirectly depending on Agricultural activity for their livelihood.

Now a days, Agriculture is one of the challenging practices. Because of swelling population and shrinking land area, environmental changes, pest and disease infection, etc., the traditional method of cultivation practices will be facing lot of trouble to get more economic yield by farmers. The government also facing trouble in feeding the humongous population.

The scientific methods of Agricultural practice can help farmers to overcome all the challenges in the field. In this point of view Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER) is offering B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture programme to produce good Agricultural graduates for developing future Agricultural activity. We are providing best scientific Agricultural knowledge to the students with well qualified faculty.

This course provides wider knowledge to the students giving best placement opportunities to in various Agricultural and Administrative sectors. Hence, we are happily inviting youngsters to join B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture programme in our institution.