In this era of fast-changing business environment, the demand for motivated and responsive specialized human resources has increased manifold. With a view to develop such a human resource in the field of agribusiness, the University started Masters of Business Administration (Agribusiness) programme in 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 (Agribusiness) and PhD (Agribusiness). The department aims at positioning itself as a world-class centre of learning and lays special emphasis on the all-round development and growth of managerial talents. The focus of the programmes is on developing conceptual, interpersonal and management awareness for the implementation of new structures and strategies. To be at par with other universities/educational institutes in the country, the university has adopted the course package suggested by the Vth Deans’ Committee of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research for its management programmes. The Department aims at positioning itself as a renowned centre of learning and lays special emphasis on the all-around development of the students.
The Department is engaged in the research and extension activities also. The faculty has been publishing research papers in international Journals of repute. As an extension mandate, capacity-building programmes and exposure visits of farmers are also conducted regularly in the Department.
The Department offers Degree programmes for
To disseminate the Agriculture Entrepreneurship practices and Personality Development through different communication means for better adoption among the farmers and students in the field.