NAHEP

About NAHEP

                  NAHEP (National Agricultural Higher Education Project) has been formulated by ICAR with a total cost of US$ 165 million (Rupees 1100 crores) for five years starting from 2017-18. The project is proposed on 50:50 cost sharing basis between the World Bank and the Government of India, implemented at the Education Division, ICAR, New Delhi. Overall, the project aims to develop resources and mechanism for supporting infrastructure, faculty and student advancement, and providing means for better governance and management of agricultural universities, so that a holistic model can be developed to raise the standard of current agricultural education system that provides more jobs and is entrepreneurship oriented and on par with the global agriculture education standards. The mandate of ICAR/DARE includes promotion and coordination of education in agriculture, agro-forestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, home science and allied sciences in the country. ICAR is now embarking upon an ambitious step in further strengthening the National Agricultural Education system in the country through National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) with financial assistance of the World Bank by investing on infrastructure, competency and commitment of faculty, and attracting talented students to agriculture.

Components of NAHEP

 

NAHEP has three components, 

 

Component: 1 

Support to Agricultural Universities. This component has three sub-components:

  • Sub-component 1A:          Investments toward 21st Century Agricultural Universities through Institutional Development Plan (IDP)
  • Sub-component 1B: Investments in Centres for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology (CAAST)
  • Sub-component 1C: ICAR innovation grants to AUs

Under Sub-component 1A; the IDP project is sanctioned to OUAT under the title:

Branding the University for Excellence and Equity in Agricultural Education to Produce Skilled Graduates for Enhanced Employability and Entrepreneurship

Objectives:

  1. To create a student centric learning system for producing academically excellent graduates, ready for entrepreneurship, industry and public services 
  2. To enhance faculty competence meeting the current and future needs of agricultural education and research 
  3. To make academic governance more efficient, responsive and adaptable which would be a template inspiring others to emulate.

Duration:  2017-18 to 2020-21 

Budget: Rs.30.76crore (ICAR: Rs.25.0 crore and Govt. of Odisha & OUAT: Rs.5.76 crore)

 

VISION

               To become a globally recognized and locally relevant Premier Farm University in India providing leading-edge education in agriculture and allied sciences that are life enhancing, socially sensitive, environmentally responsible, economically beneficial and scalable in the current and emerging scenario of socio-economic-climatic-technological changes in India and globe.   It will serve the state for providing template of dynamic but excellence in agricultural education that would transform agriculture sector into the engine of economic growth in India in general and Odisha in particular. 

MISSION

  • Academic Governance Mission to develop quality education management model to serve as a template for other farm universities to emulate. It includes reforms in governance to attract talented students and competent faculty, besides others. 
  • Teaching Mechanics Mission to change the present teaching-focussed education system to learning-focussed. It also involves change in evaluation from heavily knowledge biased to higher learning levels on acquiring professional skill and application.
  • Faculty Improvement Mission to internationalise the faculty competence through training and exposure in India and abroad.
  • Infrastructure Development Mission to create ICT enabled learning ecosystem in the campus in- and out the classroom.
  • Enhanced Employability Mission promoting entrepreneurship and incubation centre, imparting soft skill and proactive placement services for enhancing student employability
  • Student Support Mission for enhancing support and services by networking the students and alumni in India and abroad.

VALUES

  1. Confidence power of self in acquiring knowledge, skill and their professional application.
  2. Passion and can-do spirit for excellence in problem solving of the complex agricultural problems and tougher global competition.
  3. Rendering professional service with ethics and equity.
  4. Embracing and rekindling for public service with human values
  5. Courage and bold in facing mammoth of challenges in the work field and entrepreneurship.
  6. Drive to become a real model of inspiration for creativity and digital spirit.

IDP Team

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

Contact No.

E mail

1

Dr. P.K. Agrawal

Vice Chancellor OUAT & IDP Leader

9868275277

0674-2397700

0674-2397780

vc@ouat.nic.in

vcouat@gmail.com

2

Dr. B. Baisakh

Controlling Officer, IDP & Dean, PGF-cum-DRI, OUAT

9437195452

deanpgfdriouat@gmail.com

3

Dr. R. C. Dash

Principal Investigator, IDP

9437632319

9337791749

ramadash@gmail.com

pinahepouat@gmail.com

4

Mr. Manunath Sethi

Comptroller, OUAT and Finance Officer, IDP

9437438640

comptrollerouat@gmail.com

5

Dr. S.K. Dash

Procurement Officer, IDP

9437205952

caetdean@gmail.com

6

Dr. P.C. Mishra

Associate Coordinator, IDP

9861194615

purnamishra1963@gmail.com

7

Dr. C.S.K. Mishra

Nodal Officer, GRM, IDP

9861073501

cskmishra@yahoo.com

8

Dr. Jayaraj Padhi

Nodal Officer, EAP, IDP

9437130730

7684073759

jayarajpadhi@gmail.com

9

Dr. Sanat K. Mishra

Nodal Officer, M&E

9439831414

mishrasanat@yahoo.com

IDP Team (Grievance Redressal Mechanism)

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

Phone

E-mail

1

Dr. C.S.K. Mishra

Nodal Officer, GRM, IDP

9861073501

cskmishra@yahoo.com

2

Dr. Devraj Lenka

 GRO, CA, BBSR

8338014887

devraj_lenka@yahoo.com

3

Dr. J. K. Das

GRO, CVSc&AH, BBSR

9861470840

drjohndasjajpur@gmail.com

4

Dr. S.K. Patra

GRO, CoF, Rangeilunda

9937147081

skpatra1972@yahoo.com

5

Dr. S.K. Raul

GRO, CAET, BBSR

9439051997

sanjayraul@gmail.com

 

IDP Team (Procurement)

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

Phone

E-mail

1

Dr. S.K. Dash

Procurement Officer, IDP

9437205952

caetdean@gmail.com

2

Dr. Abhijit Kar

Procurement Member

9868203485

abhijitkar0101@gmail.com

 

Nodal Officers of Partnering Colleges

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

Phone

E-mail

1

Dr. Devraj Lenka

Nodal officer, CA, BBSR

8338014887

devraj_lenka@yahoo.com

2

Dr. J. K. Das

Nodal Officer, CVSc&AH, BBSR

9861470840

drjohndasjajpur@gmail.com

3

Dr. S.K. Patra

Nodal Officer, CoF, Rangeilunda

9937147081

skpatra1972@yahoo.com

4

Dr. S.K. Raul

 Nodal Officer, CAET, BBSR

9439051997

sanjayraul@gmail.com

 

IDP Official Staff

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

Phone

E-mail

1

Sri Suresh Kumar Samantaray

Sr. Accountant,

IDP Cell, OUAT

9422376518

suresh.samantaray@rediffmail.com

2

Sri Prasanta Kumar Pattnaik

Office Assistant,

IDP Cell, OUAT

9090301470

7008690965

pattnaik7891@gmail.com

3

Sri Debasis Rout

Data Entry Operator,

IDP Cell, OUAT

7540841821

9853841821

debasisrout9075@gmail.com

4

Sri Basanta Kumar Samal

SRF, CA, BBSR

9348973393

basantku148@gmail.com

5

Mrs. Sujata Mohapatra

Office Assistant,

CA, BBSR

9853266971

sujata_mohapatra2005@rediffmail.com

6

Mrs. Sasmita Kumari Patro

Office Assistant,

CVSc & AH, BBSR

7978369247

sasmitakumaripatro@gmail.com

7

Miss Iteeshree Panda

Office Assistant,

CAET, BBSR

9778142981

piteeshree@gmail.com

8

Sri Aditya Behera

Office Assistant,

CoF,Rangeilunda

8456062701

adityaarush2208@gmail.com

 

 

 

Entrepreneurship Development Courses

The following Entrepreneurship development training programme for the students of the partnering colleges were conducted during the financial year 2019-20.

Title

Nos.

Name of the College

No. of beneficiaries

Commercial production of quality fish seed

1

College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda, Berhampur

20

Utilization of fish waste

1

College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda, Berhampur

20

Entrepreneurship development in dairying

2

College of Veterinary Sc. & Animal Husbandry, BBSR

46

Value addition of dairy products

2

College of Veterinary Sc. & Animal Husbandry, BBSR

48

Establishment of SSI unit for production of small farm implements

2

College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar

50

Bio-fertiliser production

1

College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar

20

Development of spawn unit and automatic production and processing of mushroom

1

College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar

20

High-tech Horticulture

1

College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar

20

Total

11

 

244

 

 

 

Skill Development Courses

The following Skill development training programme for the students of the partnering colleges were conducted during the financial year 2019-20.

Title

Nos.

Name of the College

No. of beneficiaries

Fish seed production

3

College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda, Berhampur

75

Colour fish production

6

College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda, Berhampur

150

Production of mineral mixture for livestock

1

College of Veterinary Sc. & Animal Husbandry, BBSR

25

Production of conc. Feed for cattle and poultry

1

College of Veterinary Sc. & Animal Husbandry, BBSR

25

Food packaging technology

2

College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar

48

Remote sensing and GIS in agriculture

2

College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar

50

Landscaping architecture

3

College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar & Bhawanipatna

74

Bio-fertilizer production

3

College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar & Bhawanipatna

75

Automatic system for mushroom cultivation and spawn production

2

College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar

50

Total

23

 

572

 

 

 

International Training of Students

Title of event

No. of students

Host AU/ Institute

Duration (days)

Learnings

Int. Internship of final yr. B.Sc. (Ag.) students

05

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

111

Production of agronomic, vegetable and hort. crops,

post production and value addition

Int. Internship of final yr. B.F.Sc. students

10

Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok

109

Genetics and biotechnology in aquaculture, commercial

production of Tilapia, fish seed formulation and quality

control, Design and operation of recirculatory aquaculture

and aquaponics.

Rice- Post production to Market

05

IRRI, Philippines

18

Processing, preservation, value addition and marketing

of rice

Int. Internship of final year BVSc&AH students

04

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

91

Livestock, poultry & dairy production Management,

livestock technology services, disease diagnostics and

vaccination, Ag. marketing

 

 

 

 

Workshop

A two day Workshop on “Academia- Industry- Government Linkages for Quality Agricultural Education (National Agricultural Higher Education Project component 2A)” jointly organized by ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad and IDP, OUAT, Bhubaneswar on 20th-21st September 2019. In which Scientists from NAARM and Mr. R.K.Padhi, leader in sea food export delivered lecture in the topic.

 

A one day workshop on “Institutional Waste Management” under Environmental Sustainability Plan of IDP was held on 11.03.2020. Er. R.N.Prusty, Senior Environmental Engineer, State Pollution Control Board, Odisha, Dr. Pramode Kumar Prusty, Senior Environmental Scientist, State Pollution Control Board, Odisha  & Prof. Sanjat Kumar Sahu, Head, PG Department of Environmental Sciences and Registrar (I/C) Sambalpur University deliver lectures on  various aspects of Institutional Waste Management.

 

 

 

 Guest Lecture

A guest lecture was organized on the topic “Present & future scenario of Indian agriculture” delivered by Dr. P.K. Gupta, Emeritus Professor, Dept. of Genetics & Plant Breeding, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut.

A guest lecture was conducted on the topic “Avenues of Higher Agricultural Education, Research, Exchange of Students and Faculty” delivered by Dr. Ajay Kumar Dalai, Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. In which about 100 students and faculty members participated.