The Institutional Development Plan (IDP) is funded by ICAR under National Agricultural Higher Education Project(NAHEP).


Project Title

Quality Education in Horticulture and Forestry to Generate Human Resource with Entrepreneurial Skills



Imparting inclusive and equitable quality education in the field of horticulture and forestry aimed at promoting skill and learning opportunities.



To generate talented scientific human resource through improved learning environment to achieve the 4th sustainable development goal of quality education in Himalayan Region.



Quality education is needed for improved skill development in horticulture, forestry crop production with highest levels of honesty and integrity. Ethics and values in the work place need to be protected and maintained for improved performance. Similarly, the issue of gender and social equity should be integrated into all domains of educational framework. Hence, efforts are needed to tune teaching methodologies not only to look after the present needs, but also to cater future demands in quality educational opportunities.



The issue of gender and social equality will specially be considered in all the conceived objectives which are as follows
  1. Enhancing quality and relevance of education by improving learning resources at undergraduate levels for human resource development and faculty competence.
  2. Skill enhancement of students through study programmes with international collaborations
  3. Inclusive and equitable quality education for the students through faculty development programmes.
  4. Sustainability of quality education and system effectiveness through strengthening of University Alumni network and industry interface.

Team Leader

Dr Parvinder Kaushal

Dr Parvinder Kaushal
Vice Chancellor
Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry,
Nauni, Solan (HP) INDIA


PI Contact Detail

Dr. K K Raina
Professor & Head
Department of Business Management
Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry,
Nauni, Solan, HP 173 230
Phone : 01792-252325 (O), 94180-66325(M)
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