National Agricultural Higher Education Project | Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science & Technology on Standardization of Integrated Farming System Models for the State of Jharkhand.


National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP)
It has been formulated by Indian Agricultural research Institute with the total cost of rupees 1100 crores for five years starting from 2017-2018. The project is proposed on 50:50 cost sharing basis the World Bank and the Government of India, implemented at the education division, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 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 agricultural education standards.The mandate of Indian Agricultural Research Institute/DARE includes promotion and co-ordination of education in agriculture, agroforestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, home science and allied sciences in the country. Indian Agricultural Research Institute is now embarking upon an ambitious step in further standing the National AgriculturalEducationSystem in the country through National AgriculturalHigherEducationProject with financial assistance of the World bank by investing on infrastructure, competency and commitment of faculty and attracting talented students to agriculture.

The project would benefit all Agricultural Universities (AUs), i.e, 63 State Agricultural Universities modelled US Land Grant University pattern, 5 Deemed to be Universities(DUs), 3 Central Agricultural Universities ( CAUs) and 4 Central Universities (CUs) with Agriculture Faculty.

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