In this era of fast changing business environment, the demand for motivated and responsive specialized human resource has increased manifold. With a view to develop such a human resource in the field of agribusiness, the University started MBA (Agribusiness) programme from the academic session 1997-98 in the Department of Social Sciences. This programme became very popular and in the year 2007 a full-fledged Department of Business Management was established in the College of Horticulture; after carving the programme out from the Department of Social Sciences. Presently the Department is running two different management degree programmes of MBA and MBA (Agribusiness) from 2010-11. T he department aims at positioning itself as a world class centre of learning and lays special emphasis on all round development and growth of managerial talents.


  • To equip students with the required conceptual and interpersonal skills and social purpose for managerial functioning in the fields of business with specific emphasis agriculture, horticulture and forestry businesses.
  • To inculcate entrepreneurial capabilities in the students to make them effective change agents.
  • To nurture in the students the capabilities of setting standards of excellence in their managerial responsibilities.
  • To provide managerial inputs to business organisations, teaching of management subjects and guidance of research work related to management subjects.


Area of Specialization

  • The Department of Business Management is actively engaged in teaching of MBA and MBA (Agribusiness) classes. It is also involved in research by the students in the field of agribusiness, management, financial management, marketing management and human resource management. The department is presently housed in the College of Horticulture of this university.


Head of the Department Contact Detail


Dr. K. K. Raina

Professor and Head
Department of Business Management,

College of Horticulture,
Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry,
Nauni, Solan 173 230.
Himachal Pradesh, INDIA

Phone : +91-1792-252325 (O), 94180-66325 (M)

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