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This Agriculture Diploma Course is designed to train all the agri-input dealers in the country to help them serve as para extension workers and give sound technical knowledge to farmers.

The Agri-Input Dealers in the country are a prime source of farm information to the farming community, besides the supply of inputs and credit. However, the majority of these dealers do not have formal agricultural education. DAESI facilitate them to serve the farmers better and to act as para – extension professionals.


Eligibility

Passed 10+2 by BSER or equivalent.

  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Fee
    15,000/-
    Examinations Fee
    1,500/-
    Registration Fee
    500/-
    Enrollment Fee
    1,000/-

Highlights

  • Orientation of input dealers on location-specific crop production technologies with reference to field problems.
  • Building the capacity of input dealers in efficient handling of Inputs.
  • To impart knowledge about the laws governing regulation of agricultural Inputs.
  • To make input dealers an effective source of farm information at the village level (one stop shop) for the farmers.
Program-objective

Curriculum Details

As per the recommendation of the 5th Deans' committee of Indian Council of Agriculture (ICAR)

  • Overview of Agricultural Production Systems
  • Agro-ecological situation and Agro-eco system approach
  • Weather parameters and their impact on Agricultural Production
  • Suitable cropping systems for the existing Agro-ecological situation
  • Relevance of Agro-meteorological information for crop production

  • Soil-Profile, Types, Characteristics, Properties (Physical, Chemical and Biological)
  • Importance of soil testing, method of soil sampling, interpretation and farm advisory, based on soil test results
  • Problematic soils and their management
  • Macro-Micro Nutrient deficiencies and their symptoms and Integrated Nutrient Management
  • Liquid Fertilizers and Plant Growth Regulators

  • Crop planning in Rainfed Areas
  • Importance of Water Management in Crop Production
  • Natural Resource Management for Dryland Agriculture
  • Climate Change and adaptation strategies for Rainfed agriculture
  • Integrated watershed management

  • Difference between seed and grain
  • Importance of Quality Seeds in crop production
  • Seed treatment- Importance and procedure
  • Types of seeds and Seed storage and maintenance
  • Principles and practices of Seed Production and Seed Certification Process

  • Basic Principles in irrigation
  • Water use Efficiency System and Methods of Irrigation
  • Installation and Management of Micro irrigation Systems
  • Sprinkler and Drip irrigation
  • Budget requirement for Installation of Micro Irrigation System

  • Introduction to Weed management in crops
  • Importance of Weed management in crops
  • Classification of weed
  • Method to control weeds
  • Integrated Weed Management (Physical, Chemical, Biological method)

  • Farm Mechanisation Scope and Importance
  • Name and utility of various farm implements and machinery
  • Sources and approximate cost of Farm implements and machinery
  • Repairs and maintenance of farm implements and Machinery
  • Custom hiring Canters: Concept and Importance in the present context as a business model

  • Importance of Pest and Disease Control in Agriculture
  • Difference between Harmful and Beneficial insects
  • Classification of Pesticides, fungicides and other agro chemicals
  • Storage pests and their Management
  • Precautionary Measures in procurement, handling and application of Chemicals and other agricultural inputs

  • Cereals: Paddy, wheat, Jowar, Bajra, Maize
  • Pluses: Red gram, Green gram, Black gram and Bengal gram
  • Oilseeds: Groundnut, Sesame, Safflower, Sunflower, Soybean and Castor
  • Commercial Crops: Cotton, Chillies, Sugarcane, Turmeric etc.
  • Horticulture Crops: Mango, Sapota, Guava, Custard Apple, Amla, Grape and Pomegranate
  • Vegetables: Tomato, Brinjal, Cole Crops, Cucurbits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Floriculture, Landscaping and Lawn maintenance.

 

Career Path

  • Agriculturist
  • Agri Marketing Associate
  • Farm Manager
  • Seed Production Executive
  • Professor
  • Dairy Plant Manager

Campus
Nirwan University Jaipur

Near Bassi-Rajadhok Toll, Agra Road, Jaipur- 303305

City Office

21, Sahkar Marg, 1st Floor, Near 22 Godam Circle
Jaipur - 302019 Rajasthan
Campus

Nirwan University

Near Bassi-Rajadhok Toll, Village- Jhar, Agra Road, Jaipur - 303305 Rajasthan
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