Syllabus

PGS - 505  (e-Course) 
 
AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, RESEARCH ETHICS AND RURAL   DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES (1+0)

 

Course Outline:

Topic

Week

History of agriculture in brief; Ancient agriculture, Historical stages of development of agriculture.

I

Development of scientific agriculture in world and India. Green revolution in India. Revolutions related to agriculture and allied activities.

II

National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) : ICAR- mandate, research institutions their mandate.

III

Regional Agricultural Research institutions . of ICAR.

State Agricultural Universities.

IV

Consultative Group on international Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

V

International Agricultural Research Centers (IARC) their mandate and achievements. 

VI

Global agricultural research system: need, scope, opportunities.

VII

Role promoting food security, reducing poverty and protecting the environment;

VIII

Partnership with NARS, role as a partner in the global agricultural research system, strengthening capacities at national and regional levels;

IX

International fellowships for scientific mobility. NAAS rating journals.

X

Research ethics: research integrity, research safety in laboratories, welfare of animals used in research, computer ethics, standards land problems in research ethics.

XI

Definition, Meaning and Connotations of Rural Development

XII

Rural Development Policies and Strategies

XIII

Rural Development Programmes -CDP and IADP

XIV

Drought Prone Area Programme and Swarnajayanti Gram Swa rojagar  Yojana 

XV

Sampoorna Grameena Rojagar Yojana and National Rural Employment Guaranty Act

XVI

Panchayat Raj Institutions in implementation of Rural Development Programmes

XVII

NGOs/Voluntary Organizations in Rural Development

XVIII

Evaluation of Rural Development Policies and Programmes

XIX

Constraints in implementation of Rural Development Programmes

XX

 

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