College of Agriculture, Nagaur

COA Nagaur at a Glance College of Agriculture Nagaur  Agriculture University, Jodhpur

The foundation of College of Agriculture, Nagaur under Agriculture University, Jodhpur was laid down based on point 77 of the 2015-16 budget declared by the Hon’ble Chief Minister and it is an ICAR-accredited college. College came into existence on August 21, 2015 as the third constituent College of Agriculture University, Jodhpur. The four-year B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture course is running with an intake capacity of 120 students per year. Most of the teaching and non-teaching posts are filled. However, guest faculties are engaged to teach courses for whom faculty is not available so that teaching can go smoothly.


Entrance of Students : through JET entrance test
Present Address : Bikaner Road, Near New JLN Hospital, Nagaur
  Office Residence/Mob. Email
Dean 01582 - 294469 9413211983

coanagaur15@gmail.com

ADSW 01582 - 294469 9928821439

skkhinchi.1976@gmail.com

Dr. S.R. Kumawat , Dean - College of Agriculture, Nagaur

Born on 1st July 1969 at Macharkhani, Jobner, Jaipur. Dr Kumawat obtained his B.Sc. Agriculture (1991), M.Sc. Extension Education (1994) and Ph.D. Extension Education (2000) from SKN Collage of Agriculture Jobner under SKRAU, Bikaner.  Dr. Kumawat started his career as Technical Assistant in 1997 from ARS Sri Ganganagar and also worked at DEE, SKRAU, Bikaner from 2001 to 2005.  He served as Assistant Professor Extension Education (2005- 2013) at KVK Keshwana Jalore and (2013- 2018) at KVK Nagaur. He also takes additional Charge of Programme Coordinator KVK Jalore (2007-2013), OSD and Principal of Institute of Diploma in Agriculture Ladnun, Nagaur (2013-2016) and Senior Scientist and Head of KVK Nagaur (2016-2018). Dr Kumawat was promoted as Associated Professor in 2017 and Professor (Extension Education) in 2020 and posted as Associate professor (Extension Education) at Directorate of Extension AU Jodhpur (2018), Senior Scientist and Head at KVK Sirohi (2019) and at KVK Phalodi (2019-2022). He designs course content and regulation for Agriculture Diploma of three years (Six semester) duration, first time in Rajasthan (2013). He taught extension education courses at COA Nagaur, COA Mandor and COA Baytu (2016-2022). He organize as coordinator 09 district level farmers fair at KVK Jalore, Nagaur, Sirohi and Phalodi with participation of more than 1500 farmers & farm women in each fair and deliver 23 radio talks & TV talks. He conducted 607 trainings for farmers & farm women, 37 trainings for extension worker, 16 vocational training for rural youth (Nursery worker and Vermi-compost producer, Pasujankar, retail fertilizer dealers, ladies tailors etc.) and thirteen skill oriented trainings for farmers friends (Pera extension worker)  to infuse the concept of agriculture & horticulture in rural areas for diversifying the farming system for socio-economic security. He establish 16 demonstration units at various KVKs on fruit orchards, fruit cafeteria, Model Nursery, Rain water harvesting unit, Roof water harvesting unit, Crop Museum, Water softener, IFS Model, Crop Cafeteria, Ber and lime orchard etc.  He has published more than 120 publications including research papers, book chapters, books, popular articles, abstracts, folder, and bulletins. Dr Kumawat was facilitated as Best KVK Scientist award (2019) by Indian Society of Extension Education, New Delhi.


The College was established to transform agriculture from livelihood to a profitable business. The establishment of the Institute is an important landmark in expanding education as well as scientific research in Agriculture in Western Rajasthan. Nagaur district of Rajasthan is mainly characterized by the production of spices, especially Naguari Pan Methi and several minerals. College is located at 27.24°N 73.67°E. It has an average elevation of 302 metres (990 feet). It is situated 5 KM from district head quarter on north side NH 62 towards Bikaner.
The college has its own games and sports facilities and provides easy access to students to variety of games and sports such as cricket, volleyball, football, badminton, tennis etc. Many students have shown their excellence at the state and national level tournaments. All the students enrolled in the college become members of Young Farmers' Association, which encourages students to instill youth leadership, awareness and consciousness towards social issues having relevance to the farming community.
Infrastructure
The college has very good infrastructure facilities i. e. modern college building, play-ground, research field and college farm, transportation facility, facilities for physically challenged persons, hostel building (Boys and Girls are under construction), well-established computer laboratory, practical laboratories with advance types of equipment and all other basic infrastructure facilities recommended. At College, the auditorium of size 100ft x 70ft is being constructed with an overall seating capacity of 540 persons. Provision for CCTV cameras in every class room is also installed.
Teaching
The college imparts undergraduate teaching to the students in the field of agriculture for their career concerned. Most of the teaching and non-teaching posts are filled. However, guest faculties are engaged to teach courses for whom faculty is not available so that teaching can go smoothly and faculties from other unit of Agriculture University, Jodhpur.
Bus Facility
For better transportation and smooth functioning of day-to-day activities, college has a bus, bolero and a tractor. College bus has 56 seating capacity and useful for to and fro transportation, academic visits and sports tours.
Lab Facility
All the Departments are having well equipped UG Laboratories for practical classes. These laboratories are well-equipped with sophisticated instruments. For practical education, the college has well developed Instructional Farm for Agronomy, Horticulture, Genetics and Plant Breeding and Seed Production with one horticulture nursery and mushroom unit. College has a well-equipped computer cum language laboratory facilitated with 25 systems with all the necessary accessories and language learning software is established
Library
A well-equipped library consisting of more than 6700 text and reference books of various subjects covering all the courses running. A significant amount of the books are in English and since most of the students are from rural background, books Hindi medium is also made available to the students for their better understanding of the subject. Other than academic books, books related to competitive exams, magazines, journals are also available in the library.
Administrative & Departments building
The administrative building is an impressive building which houses offices of the Dean, Finance, Establishment, Student Section and Placement cell, Women Sexual Harassment Cell, Technical Cell, IPR Cell etc.
Games & Sports
The college has a sports complex in which a stadium having a track for athletics, football ground, and cricket ground. Cement paved and night lit basketball and volleyball for boys and girls are special attractions of the college. Facilities for badminton and Table Tennis having multi-gym facility.
NSS/Physical Education
Every student takes part in NSS for two academic sessions and also attends a compulsory one week NSS camp to meet the requirement for undergraduate degree programmes.

Staff of College of Agriculture, Nagaur

S.No. Name Designation
1 Dr. S.R. Kumawat Dean, Professor (Extension Education)
2 Dr. Mahesh Kumar Poonia Professor (Horticulture)
3 Dr. Suresh Kumar Khinchi Associate Professor (Entomology)
4 Dr. Shri Kishan Bairwa, Associate Professor (Horticulture)
5 Dr. Rekha Sodani Assistant Professor (Plant Physiology)
6 Dr. Shourabh Joshi Assistant Professor (Plant Biotechnology)
7 Dr. Manju Kumari Assistant Professor (Plant Pathology)
8 Dr. Ishwar Singh Assistant Professor (Genetics and Plant Breeding)
9 Dr. Vikash Pawariya Assistant Professor (Agricultural Economics)
10 Dr. Shakti Singh Bhati Assistant Professor (Nematology)
11 Dr. Hansa Lakhran Assistant Professor (Agronomy)
12 Dr. Nisha Chaudhary Assistant Professor (Food Technology)
13 Shri Jaipal Singh Assistant Section Officer
14 Mr. Girdhari Lal Agriculture Supervisor
15 Mr. Premraj Meena Lab. Assistant
16 Mr. Ratan Lal choudhary Lab. Assistant
17 Mrs. Kanya Lab. Assistant
18 Sh. Bhanwara Ram Choudhary Driver


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