Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali (VCSG) College of Horticulture, Bharsar (Pauri Garhwal):

Dr. Rajesh Bhalla
Dean, VCSG College of Horticulture
Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry,
Bharsar-246 123, District -Pauri Garhwal
Uttarakhand, India
Phone:+91-1348-226071, 226059 (Office)
Fax:+ 91-1348-226058,
Email: deanhortbharsar@gmail.com

After obtaining his M.Sc. degree in Floriculture & Landscaping from Dr YSPUHF, Solan, Dr Rajesh Bhalla joined as Assistant Professor there and later completed his Ph.D in Horticulture from GBPUAT, Pantnagar. He has a vast experience of over 28 years in teaching, research and extension in the field of Floriculture & Landscaping. Before his joining VCSG UUHF, Bharsar, he was serving as Joint Director Extension at Dr YSPUHF, Solan. During his tenure there he guided 10 M.Sc and 5 Ph.D Students. He has about 110 research and extension papers to his credit in Journals of repute. He has also served VCSG UUHF, Bharsar as Director or Extension Education during March, 2013 to Feb, 2014.

MANDATE OF THE COLLEGE

  • Human Resource Development in the area of Horticulture.
  • Technology Development for improving horticulture production and post harvest management including processing and value addition.
  • Germplasm Management.
  • Capacity building for entrepreneurship/self employment.
  • Dissemination of technologies for the benefit of farmers/ orchadists.

DEPARTMENTS

  • Department of Vegetable Science
  • Department of Fruit Science
  • Department of Floriculture & Landscape Architecture
  • Department of Spices and Plantation crops, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
  • Department of Food Science & Technology
  • Department of Natural Resource Management
  • Department of Crop Improvement
  • Department of Basic Sciences and Humanities
  • Department of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Department of Agricultural Economics
  • Department of Entomology
  • Department of Plant Pathology

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

  • B.Sc. Horticulture - 4 years
  • M.Sc. Horticulture (Fruit Science) - 2 years
  • M.Sc. Horticulture (Vegetable Science) - 2 years
  • M.Sc. Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscape Architecture) - 2 years
  • M.Sc. Horticulture (Plantation crops, Spices, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants) - 2 years
  • M.Sc. (Food Technology) - 2 Years
  • M.Sc. (Agri) Entomology
  • M.Sc. (Agri) Plant Pathology
  • * Diploma in Commercial Horticulture Management - 2 years
  • Certificate Course in Horticulture - 1 year

* To be started shortly

RESEARCH PROJECTS

S.No.Name of the ProjectPI/ Nodal OfficerCo-PIFunding Agency
1All India Coordinated Research Project on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants & BetalvineDr. Rajendra Singh Chauhan
ICAR-DMAPR, Anand,Gujrat
2Bio-efficacy and Phtotoxicity evaluation of Mancozeb 35% SE against Premature leaf fall, Canker, Powdery mildew Alternaria blight, White root rot, Collar rot, (disease complex) of apple.Dr. Vijay KumarIndofil Industries Limited Rs.3,16,800/-
3Benfuracarb 3.0% G (Oncol) - Efficacy trial on brinjal for nematode control.Dr. Vijay KumarCormandel International Limited Rs.1,85,900/-

EXTENSION PROGRAMME

The Campus works in close collaboration with State extension departments and NGOs for transfer of technology. Training to farmers, farm women and functionaries of development agencies along with demonstrations at farmers' field are primarily conducted through Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) situated in the campus. Kisan Mela, Kisan Diwas, Exhibitions, Seminars, Gosthies, etc. are also organized from time to time.

INFRASTRUCTURE


  • College Buildings (3 Blocks)
  • McMullen House
  • Library
  • Computer Centre
  • Meteorological Observatory
  • Automatic Weather Station
  • Labs (Post Harvest Technology, Natural Resource Management, Plant Protection, Floriculture, Medicinal And Aromatic Plants, Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Tissue Culture, Mushroom, Agriculture Engineering, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)
  • Fruit Nursery
  • Orchards (Apple, Apricot, Plum, Peaches, Walnut, Hazel Nut, Pears)
  • Research Blocks (Floriculture, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Organic Farming, Vegetable Science, Fodder)
  • Conference Hall
  • Hostels (Separate for Boys and Girls)
  • Guest House
  • Farmers Hostels
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra
  • Telephone Exchange
  • Dispensary
  • Primary school
  • Bank, Post Office And Public Utility Complex
  • Heli pad

FACULTY MEMBERS


S.No.NameDesignationDiscipline
1Dr. Rajesh BhallaDeanFloriculture & Landscaping Architecture
2Dr. Gargi GoswamiAssistant Professor Agronomy
3Dr. Kh. Chandrakumar Singh Assistant ProfessorSoil Science
4Miss Deepa JoshiAssistant ProfessorAgronomy (AICRP)
5Dr. Satish Chandra PantAssistant Professor (Contractual) Genetics & Plant Breeding
6Dr. Ajay Paliwal ADSW Genetics & Plant Breeding
7Dr. S.S. Bisht Assistant Professor (Contractual) Biology
8Dr. Rajendra Singh ChauhanAssistant Professor (Contractual) MAP
9Dr. Sanjeev VermaAssistant Professor (Contractual) Microbiology
10Dr. (Mrs.) Manju Assistant Professor (Contractual)Fruit Science
11Dr.Pankaj Bahuguna Assistant Professor (Contractual)Basic Science and Humanities
12Dr.Mamta Bohra Assistant Professor (Contractual)Floriculture & Landscaping Architecture
13Dr.Vijay Kumar Assistant Professor (Contractual)Plant Pathology
14Dr. Sanjeev RaviAssistant Professor (Contractual) Plant Pathology
15Mr. Neeraj MalikTechnical OfficerComputer
16Dr. Rashmi Limbu SMS-KVK BharsarHome Science
17Mr. Anshuman SinghSMS-KVK BharsarHorticulture
18Miss. Ankita NegiSMS-KVK BharsarSoil Science