College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna

College of Agriculture Bhawanipatna, OUAT

 

 

CABhawanipatna


 

College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna, OUAT

            The College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna is one of constituent Agriculture College of OUAT established in 2009. The foundation stone was laid on 7th Feb, 2009 by Hon'ble Chief Minister Sj. Naveen Pattanaik. The College started functioning in its new building since 2015. The college is spread over an area of 28.66 ac including 4.1 ac of instructional farm area. The college is strategically located on Raipur Highway and adjacent to the Bhawanipatna Municipality. Currently the college is functioning in a two storeyed building with academic and administrative wings. 

            The college provides 4 year bachelor's degree in B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture. Every year students are admitted on the basis of ranking in the Common Entrance Test conducted by OUAT and students from different states are admitted through ICAR All India Entrance Examination for Admission to Agriculture. Annualy the intake capacity is 100. The B. Sc (Hons.) Ag. course programme is designed as per the 5th Deans' Committee. 

            The college has developed beautiful gardens, ornamental lawns and a rosarium which contribute to the overall aesthetics of the college and enhance the learning experienceInstructional farms is used for imparting practical exposure to students and for conducting field experiments. The institute consist of additional mango, guava, banana, aonla, custard apple demo orchards for conducting different horticultural activities. Shade net house (1000m2) is used for training the students on production of planting materials of different horticultural crops and Hi-tech vegetable cultivation around the year. It is at the instructional farm where the students are given lessons in plant propagation techniques, crop  production, mushroom production technology and this instills confidence in the students. The dedication, commitment and loyalty of the teaching and non-teaching staff, along with the enthusiasm and achievements of the students over the years, have contributed largely in bringing the college to its present position.

 

Dean with Contact Details:

Name:             Dr. Lakshmi Kanta Das, 

Designation:  Associate Dean,
College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna

Email Id.:      ca[dot]bhawanipatna[at]gmail[dot]com,

                       lkdas[at]gmail[dot]com

Phone No.:     06670-234273

Mobile No.:    9937251899

 

 Dean_CAB

 

 

Total no. of Sanctioned post of teaching staff is 23 and non teaching staff is 29. The current faculty strength of college is 15 spread over different departments. The college is well managed by 08 supporting staffs.

 

Teaching Staff:

Sl. No

Name of the employee

*Designation 

Mail Id

Phone No.

Photograph

1

Dr. Lakshmi Kanta Das

Associate Professor

lkdas[at]gmail[dot]com

9937251899

LK DAS

2

Dr. Sandeepta  Kumar Nayak

Associate Professor

sandeepta[dot]nayak[at]gmail[dot]com

9437840016

SK NAYAK

3

Dr. Debasis Behera

Associate Professor

drdebasisbehera[at]gmail[dot]com

9437078909

D Behera

4

Dr. Nirakar Ranasingh

Associate Professor

nirakar[dot]ranasingh[at]gmail[dot]com

9437500110

N Ranasingh

5

Sujit Majhi

Assisant Professor

sujitmajhi[at]gmail[dot]com

8018519400

S Majhi

6

Dr. Uttam Kumar Behera

Assistant Professor

uttam[dot]behera71[at]gmail[dot]com

9437202132

UK Behera

7

Dr. Bishwajit Sinha

Assistant Professor

bishwajit007[at]gmail[dot]com

7008474816

B Sinha

8

Mr. Balabhadra Prasad Gantayat

Assistant Professor

bpgantayat[at]yahoo[dot]com

9437205621

BP Gantayat

 

9

Mrs. Smriti Hansda

Assistant Professor

sorbory[at]gmail[dot]com

8763590627

S Hansda

10

Dr. (Mrs.) Simly Das

Assistant Professor

simly[dot]das[at]gmail[dot]com

7978713882

S Das

11

Dr. (Mrs.) Chandana Behera

Assistant Professor 

chandana[dot]behera[at]rediffmail[dot]com

8763025958

C Behera

12

Dr. Rajib Lochan Moharana

Assistant Professor

rlmoharana[at]gmail[dot]com

7077915129

RL Moharana

13

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Rout

Assistant Professor

rajrout76[at]gmail[dot]com

9438621968

RK Rout

14

Dr. (Mrs.) Srujani Behera

Assistant Professor

dr[dot]srujanibehera[at]gmail[dot]com

8763506570

S Behera

 

Supporting Staff: 

 

Sl. No

Name of the employee

*Designation 

Mail Id

1

Anil Kumar Pattanaik

Computer Asst.

anil[dot]pattanaik[at]gmail[dot]com

2

Parshuram Das

Sports Officer

parshudas1972[at]gmail[dot]com

3

Kanhu Charan Soren

Senior Assr.

kanhira23[at]gmail[dot]com

4

Sunil Nayak

Driver (LMV)

sunilnayak8979[at]gmail[dot]com

5

Sukant Kanhar

Driver (HMV)

sukantakanhar[at]gmail[dot]com

6

Sitamani Hansdah

Jr. Libraian (Contractual)

sitahansdah123[at]gmail[dot]com

7

Simanchal Pardhan

Lab. Attendant

 

8

Rukmani Dash

Peon (Contractual) 

 

 

Under Graduate Course Outline: B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

            The entire course is divided into 8 semester with a duration of 4 years. The course programme is designed as per the norms of  ICAR, 5th Deans' Committee. the course outline is same as per the constituent agriculture college of  OUAT, Bhubaneswar.

 

Academic Achievements: 

 

Sl. No.

Year

Number

ICAR-PGS

ICAR-NTS

1

2013

04

07

2

2014

11

15

3

2015

10

18

4

2016

04

14

5

2017

07

18

6

2018

06

10

7

2019

06  

09

8

2020

(Category yet to be communicated)

         

 

Infrastructure Facility: 

  1. ClassRoom: Smart class rooms 4 nos. with audio visual system.
  2. Hostel: 

Hostel intake capacity

Old

New (ITDA Hostel)

Gents

87

150

Ladies

87

150

 

  1. Auditorium: 200 seated fully furnished auditorium with chairs and audio visual system with Air condition facility. 
  2. New Academic Block: 300 seated examination hall, with faculty room and 3 no. of class room.
  3. Examination Hall: One examination hall with seating capacity 90. 
  4. Computer Laboratory: 18 no. of computer system with internet facility. 
  5. Library: Total 4375 books with CERA facility
  6. Laboratories: Well equipped laboratories
    1. Agronomy: Equipped with Hot air oven, PH & EC meter, Moisture meter etc.
    2. Soil Science: Equipped with N-Autoanalyser, spectrophotometer, flame photometer, PH & EC meter, distillation unit and all other accessories required for soil physical, chemical and biological analysis.
    3. Plant Pathology & Nematology: Equipped with incubator, shaker incubator, BOD, LAI, Autoclave, Phase contrast microscope, deepfreezer, distillation unit for carrying out microbial culture and enumeration studies.
    4. Seed Science: Germinator, seed moisture meter, trinocular research microscope, seed counter, PH meter, distillation unit etc .
    5. Horticulture: Fruit processing equipments and accessories, deep freezer , field tools etc.
    6. Plant Breeding and Genetics: Binocular Microscope, Biological microscope, Electronic balance, Refrigerator. 
    7. Entomology: Insect Museum, Spray appliances, Microscope, Insect collection box, Desiccator 
    8. Social Science: Computer lab and placement cell.

 

 

Students Ready Programme : 

            Student READY program is introduced in fourth year. The aim components of student READY are:

  • Rural Awareness Work Experience (RAWE)
  • Experiential Learning with business mode
  • Hands-on training (HOT)/ Skill development training i.e. Experiential Learning without business mode
  • Internship/ In Plant Training/ Industrial attachment
  • Students Projects

RAWE (Village Attachment Programme)

The RAWE programme for the 4th year B. Sc. Hons. (Agril.) 7th semester students was conducted for Village Attachment Programme under Student READY as Student Associates. The Student Associates worked are  allotted  to different blocks for a period of 8 weeks under the supervison of ADAPT (Agriculture Development Associates Programme Team) to created awareness about different schemes and programmes of Agriculture department among the farmers through direct interaction with them.

In-plant training

The In-plant training under student READY programme continue for 9 weeksStudents are attached with  Agro-industries/ NGOs for field-oriented activities and gained practical experience.

Experiential Learning Programme

            Experiential Learning (EL) with business mode helps the student to develop competence, capability, capacity building, acquiring skills, expertise, and confidence to start their own enterprise and turn job creators instead of job seekers.  

            Students participated in the experiential learning programme  with different modules viz: MODULE I- Mushroom production,MODULE II- Value addition of horticultural cropsMODULE III- Sweet corn production MODULE IV- Vermicomposting , MODULE V- Soil testing and preparation of soli health card, MODULE VI- Apiculture,  MODULE VII- Preparation of client problem based project report, to cultivate and market the produce with effective business planning.

  

Placement: 2018-19

Sl. No.

Name of the University/ College/ Faculty

Organisation

ICAR

CAU/

SAU

Central Govt.

State Govt.

PDF/ Foreign 

Pvt./Others

1.

College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna

Asst. Prof.

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

OAS

 

 

 

06

 

 

 

 

AHO

 

 

 

06

 

 

 

 

Tech Officer, FCI

 

 

03

 

 

 

 

 

Tech Officer, CWC

 

 

01

 

 

 

 

 

NGO

 

 

 

 

 

01

 

 

AFO/ SO Bank

 

 

 

 

 

03

 

 

Teacher High School

 

 

 

01

 

 

 

 

KCC

 

 

 

 

 

01

Total

25