Component 2 : Investment in ICAR Leadership in Agricultural Higher Education
External Advisory Panel
Workshops & Events
1. To establish partnerships with globally recognized agricultural higher education institutions (HEIs)
2. To promote the establishment of Career Development Centres (CDC) at agricultural universities
3. To improve curricula review processes and methods to consolidate and disseminate global best practices in agricultural education
4. To assist agricultural universities in strengthening their linkages with industry
5. Structuring dialogue with state government to catalyse their participation in raising the quality and relevance of agricultural higher education.
Review of global partnerships among higher educational institutions for identification of problems and prospects
Scouting of globally recognized agricultural higher education institutions
Identification of purpose, areas of interest and types of partnership and potential institutions through organisation of workshop with scientists / faculty / administrators.
Study of existing MoU of ICAR/AUs with foreign universities
Develop the network of inspired teachers in all disciplines across India
Mapping of AUs alumni abroad.
Develop guidelines for global collaboration among HEIs
Network meetings in India and abroad with identified institutions for MoUs
Facilitate global collaborative partnerships for identified Universities based on the need
Implement global collaborative partnerships for minimum 10 selected Universities through faculty and student exchange, short duration studies etc.
Conduct of short duration studies in the areas of digital solutions
Consultations with Indian Agriculture University Association and National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Creation of awareness among the students on soft skills, innovativeness, entrepreneurship
Conduct of a survey to ascertain the existing career development facilities in AUs
Regional workshops for identification of needs and requirements of Universities for establishment of career development centres and develop action plans for setting up of career development centres
Develop guidelines for establishment of career development centres focussing on soft skills, innovativeness, entrepreneurship etc.
Development of model career development centres in 5 Universities
Establishment of Faculty Development Centre/ Teacher Development Centre in one University
Organization of Agri Innovation Fair
Study on the Students Learning Approaches for quality outcomes
Study on the impact of existing agriculture education curriculum on the quality of education
Conduct of two brainstorming workshops
Identification of global best practices of curriculum development
Coordination of External Advisory Panel of globally renowned educational experts
Development of a framework for curriculum development in agricultural education
A critical study on the existing academia – industry linkages
Network meetings with the Stakeholders.
Development of a model for nurturing academia- industry linkages
Pilot testing the model in minimum 5 identified universities.
Organization of one International Conference
Study of existing linkage mechanisms.
Organizing 3 brainstorming workshops with state govt. and other stakeholders in Maharashtra, Orissa and Punjab & Haryana.
Develop policy framework for effective implementation.