The department of Agronomy is entrusted with the responsibility of imparting instructions in the discipline of Agronomy. Accordingly the teaching programme is followed as per the collegiate programme of the university. Besides, the department is also responsible for conduct of research in the discipline of Agronomy on various crops and important technologies. The research programme is carried out as per the approved technical programme from Head Department of Agronomy, M.P.K.V. Rahuri.

Important Activities

A. Teaching

a) Impart the latest knowledge in the field of agriculture to the students.
b) Give the practical oriented knowledge to the undergraduate students for developing self-confidence under experiential learning and RAWE programme.
c) Give the latest knowledge to the student for starting agro-based business or profession leading to self-employment.
d) Started Computer and Soil and plant analysis laboratories for PG students.
e) Arrange teaching programme through LCD projector

B. Research

1) Need based and location specific on research various facets of agriculture with following objectives.
2) Conducted research activities related to the field of agriculture of this region.
3) To undertake the need based oriented research, problem solving and location specific research.
4) Solve the needs and problems of the rural community.
5) Developed suitable cultivars of different crops for the region.


Sr. No. Course No. Course title Credits
1 AGRO -112 Agricultural Meteorology (1+1=2)
2 AGRO -124 Water Management Including Micro Irrigation (2+1=3)
3 AGRO - 359 Weed Management (1+1=2)
4 AGRO- 3610 Farming Systems and Sustainable Agriculture (1+1=2)
5 AGRO- 3611 Organic and Rainfed farming (1+1=2)


Name of Faculty Dr.S. M. Dhadge Dr. P. P. Pawar
Mobile No. 9623688751 8788654734
Email ID
Designation Associate Professor of Agronomy Assistant Professor of Agronomy
Qualification (only higher qualification ) Ph. D (Agronomy) First class with distinction CGPA – 8.59 Ph. D (Agronomy)
Publication ( Only nos )
Scientific 34 32
Technical 07 28
Extension 11 20
Books 01 -

Faculty Position

Name of Post / Designation Sanctioned Post Filled Post Vacant
A) Teaching Staff
1.Professor of Agronomy 1 0 1
2 Asso. Prof 4 2 2
3 Asstt. Prof 5 1 4
4 Farm Supt. (Asstt.Prof.) 1 0 1
B) Technical & Office Staff
5.Sr.Res.Asstt 1 1
6.Jr.Res.Asstt. 2 1 1
7.Agril. Asstt. 15 7 8
8.Sr. Clerk 1 1
9.Jr. Clerk 1 1