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

Dr. B.P. Nautiyal
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

VCSG College of Horticulture is situated at Bharsar in Pabao Block of District Pauri Garhwal on Pauri - Ramnagar Highway (NH- 121) about 57 km from Pauri. It is spread over an area of 175 hectares consisting of forest and orchards at an altitude ranging between 1800 and 2300 m above msl. The geographical and climatic conditions of the region are considered to be ideal for Horticulture. The College has been named in the honour of freedom fighter Late Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali who was associated with Peshawar events of 1931

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 Networking Project on Medicinal & Aromatic PlantsDr. Arvind Shukla
Director Research
ICAR, New Delhi
2Generation of elite planting material of temperate fruit crops (Rs. 5.0 Lacs, HMNEH)Dr. B.P NautiyalDr. D.K. ChaurasiaHMNEH ICAR,
New Delhi
3Establishment of mother blocks for bud wood and rootstock bank (Rs. 10.0 Lacs, HMNEH)Dr. B.P NautiyalDr. D.K. ChaurasiaHMNEH ICAR,
New Delhi
4Training and Demostration on Vegetable Cultivation Under Drip FertigationDr. D. K ChaurasiaHTM (MM-1), ICAR,
New Delhi
5Establishment of model nursery for multiplication of elite planting material of potential varieties of temperate fruits (Rs. 25.0 Lacs, HMNEH)Dr B.P NautiyalDr DK Chaurasia HMNEH ICAR,
New Delhi

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. B.P. NautiyalDeanMedicinal & Aromatic Plants
2Dr. Satish Chandra PantAssistant Professor (Contractual) Genetics & Plant Breeding
3Dr. Ajay Paliwal ADSW Genetics & Plant Breeding
4Dr. S.S. Bisht Assistant Professor (Contractual) Biology
5Dr. Rajendra Singh ChauhanAssistant Professor (Contractual) MAP
6Dr. Dinesh Tiwari Assistant Professor (Contractual) Agronomy
7Dr. Anand Singh BishtAssistant Professor (Contractual)Biology
8Er.Tejas Bhosale Assistant Professor (Contractual)Agriculture Engineering
9Dr. Sandeep UdadhyayAssistant Professor (Contractual)Agrometeorology
10Dr. Sanjeev VermaAssistant Professor (Contractual) Microbiology
11Dr. (MS) Nidhika ThakurAssistant Professor (Contractual)Fruit Science
12Dr. (Mrs.) Manju Assistant Professor (Contractual)Fruit Science
13Dr. Rajanish Chandra MishraAssistant Professor (Contractual)Entomology
14Dr.Pankaj Bahuguna Assistant Professor (Contractual)Basic Science and Humanities
15Dr.Mamta Bohra Assistant Professor (Contractual)Floriculture & Landscaping Architecture
16Dr.Vijay Kumar Assistant Professor (Contractual)Plant Pathology
17Dr. Sanjeev RaviAssistant Professor (Contractual) Plant Pathology
18Dr. Deepika ChauhanAssistant Professor (Contractual)Entomology
19Dr.Parul Punetha Assistant Professor (Contractual)Floriculture & Landscaping Architecture
20Mr. Neeraj MalikTechnical OfficerComputer
21Dr. Rashmi Limbu SMS-KVK BharsarHome Science
22Mr. Anshuman SinghSMS-KVK BharsarHorticulture
23Miss. Ankita NegiSMS-KVK BharsarSoil Science
24Dr. Hoshiyar Singh NegiSMS-KVK BharsarPlant Protection