Globalization, policy reforms, and consumer awareness brought structure changes in the Indian Agriculture scenarios, opening up new opportunities and significant challenges for industries. There is significant demand for Rural management professionals.
The one year PG Diploma program in Rural Management and sustainability is a full-time course designed to develop rural leaders, agribusiness leaders, agriculture entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, dairy professionals, sea weed professional, community leaders and value chain experts with the appropriate skills, knowledge, exposure with the appropriate attitude and managerial eminence for promoting/ growing agribusiness, agro-based enterprises, rural & allied sectors and developing their enterprises with a strong international orientation. The programme will also help build the necessary know-how and develop the rural management.
After one year students will be awarded PG Diploma certificate.
This is also an action-oriented program to allow students to work and develop problem-solving innovations, acquire entrepreneurship skills and build ventures as part of the curriculum.
The programme attempts explicitly to:
Innovative Features of the Program
After going through the Programme, the students should be able to:
Graduate from any stream can apply
Fee: 23410 INR/Semester
The courses are delivered through a mix of modern teaching techniques such as Case Study Method, Lecture Method, Seminars, Field Visits, Group Projects, Role-Playing, Experiential Learning and simulated exercises to give the students an opportunity to learn by doing. The actual mix varies with the nature of a course. For effective learning, this requires students to play an active role in the class sessions. The students will be required to do a fair amount of practical work by the way of project work, field investigation and case analysis besides library reading and contact hours. Students’ participation in the programme inside and outside of class will be evaluated on a continuous basis.
Student can also take alternate subjects on MOOC, Swayam or any other UGC recognized online course in Rural Studies Management for 03 weeks’ duration and will also be considered for 4-credit in this course.
A short-term exposure programme for students in foreign universities is planned for the batch 2022-24 after completion of first year. It will be optional and will be offered to only those students who are willing to pay additional amount for the short program. Students who do not do exposure program, they will do summer internship/start-up formation/FPO formation/industry project after completion of first year during the summer break.
Four credits will be there for short-term exposure programme/internship.