Knowledge based, input-use efficient, eco-friendly, and high tech precision agriculture has been the next stage for which efforts have been directed by P P Savani University (PPSU) in planning, designing and executing the agricultural educational programmes.
Agriculture has been the mainstay of Indian economy since ages. The science and art of agriculture has many references in the Vedic literature and the ancient history of mankind. The agriculture sector in India provides livelihood to about 52% of the population of the country and contributes about 15% to the Gross Domestic Product. Trained human resource has been the key factor behind the Green Revolution, White Revolution, Yellow Revolution that has led India to become self-reliant in food and becoming a fast developing economy.
For effective impact of the recent technology and knowledge, emphasis is given to the student in the field of agriculture to make them "job creators rather than job seekers". It also creates innovativeness among the students to serve the farming community.
In India more than 80 per cent of the people are dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. In this context, the goal of the institute is to produce the trained agriculture graduates for their self-development as well as for serving the farming community effectively. The School of Agriculture is dedicated to solving real-world problems in the agricultural, environmental, and human sciences to produce a better world, healthier lives, and an improved standard of living for everyone.
Agriculture Discipline is among Gujarat and India’s Best Specialist Subjects. It lays thrust on carrying out research in agricultural and allied fields. The university has well equipped laboratories, library, lecture rooms and an excellent farm facility to conduct agricultural experiments. Students learn about the latest advancements in the field of agriculture, disease resistance, fertilizers and insecticides with extensive fieldwork and field trips preparing them for the evergreen field of agriculture.
Agricultural candidates have a high chance of getting jobs in the government sector such as UPSC (Indian Forest Services), Staff Selection Commission, IBPS Specialists Officer (AO), and also jobs in government organizations such as Food Corporation of India (FCI), National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), and National Dairy Development Board.
The average salary after Agriculture courses in India ranges from INR 8 to 13 lakh per annum.
The required agriculture graduates for doing agriculture on the most scientific basis as to be met from this agriculture education The College undertakes three fold activities viz., Teaching, Research and Extension education.
Need based and location specific on research various facets of agriculture with following objectives.