Amritsar's Khalsa College gets recognition for agri-based courses

Amritsar's Khalsa College gets recognition for agri-based courses

Khalsa College, Amritsar

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, October 22

Khalsa College, Amritsar, has received the mandatory recognition for its BSc (Agriculture) course from the newly carved Punjab State Council for Agriculture Education (PSCAE), Punjab. In a communiqué, the authorities from the PSCAE said the college fulfils all stipulated conditions laid down by the council for its four-year degree course.

The PSCAE was formed following the enactment of the Agriculture Act, 2017, to maintain the standard of agriculture education in Punjab. The council began its massive exercise last year seeking reports from the different colleges and universities of Punjab, giving them sufficient time to fulfil the basic parameters required for agriculture education.

Many universities along with the Colleges of Punjab Technical University (PTU), Jalandhar, were included in the list of those colleges which were unable to fulfil the basic requirements of agriculture education in the first list.

Dr Mehal Singh, Principal, Khalsa College, said: “The students of the Agriculture Department in the college have been assigned 50 acres of land for practical and 60 more acres of land for nursery, horticulture and organic farming. The college is awarding degrees in BSc Agriculture (Hons) since 1931 and various other streams of MSc (Agriculture) since 1961.”

“The Agriculture Department of this college has a major contribution in ushering Green Revolution in Punjab. Due to the relentless efforts of the department, there is a lot of improvement in the conditions and directions of farming profession in the state,” said Dr Mehal Singh.

Don't Miss

Arrival of pets has been the exact disruption we needed

Arrival of pets has been the exact disruption we needed

Modi to Ganguly, how different is BCCI?

Modi to Ganguly, how different is BCCI?

Sins of the father & the aftermath

Sins of the father & the aftermath

Summer of 69, in Himalayas

Summer of 69, in Himalayas

Congress in need of overhaul

Congress in need of overhaul

Top Stories

Delhi Chalo march LIVE: Farmers reach near Delhi borders; face water cannons, tear gas

Delhi Chalo march LIVE: Farmers reach near Delhi borders; face water cannons, tear gas

Bhartiya Kisan Union (Haryana) leader Gurnam Singh welcomed ...

Langar preparations under way to serve thousands of protesting farmers

Langar preparations under way to serve thousands of protesting farmers

Other special committees are serving food to thousands of un...

Supreme Court questions FIR against Arnab Goswami

Supreme Court questions FIR against Arnab Goswami

A Bench headed by Justice DY Chandracuhd says prima facie th...

Kangana bungalow demolition smacks of malice, says Bombay High Court

Kangana bungalow demolition smacks of malice, says Bombay High Court

Ranaut had sought Rs 2 crore in damages from the BMC and urg...

Navy's MiG-29K fighter jet crashes into sea near Goa

Navy's MiG-29K fighter jet crashes into sea near Goa

Search is on for one of the two pilots who had ejected

Cities

View All