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Alva's Institute of Engineering & Technology

A Unit of Alva's Education Foundation(R), Moodubidire

(Affilliated to VTU, Belgaum, Approved by AICTE, New Delhi, Recognized by Govt. of Karnataka)

Agriculture Engineering

The Department of Agriculture Engineering was established in Alva’s Institute of Engineering & Technology, Moodabidri in the year 2021 to offer the four year B.E (Agri. Engg.) programme. In this programme, the students are exposed to a wide range of topics within the field of Agriculture Engineering such as Soil & Water conservation, Irrigation and Drainage, Farm Machinery and Power, Post-harvest Processing, Farm Buildings & Storage etc. Furthermore, once the students have graduated in the stream of Agriculture Engineering can apply their knowledge of engineering technology to design agricultural machinery, equipment and structures. They also develop ways to conserve soil and water and help improve the processing of existent agricultural products. The Department has well qualified and experienced staff involved in Teaching, Research and extension activities in various facets of Agriculture Engineering.

Best learning environment to enable the students to face the realistic challenges faced by the farmers in agriculture.

The department has 4 Doctorates and 1 M.Tech faculty.

The department has one MOU’s with Buhler India Company, Bangalore.

Internship -The students are encouraged to pursue internship program through MOU’s/Academic collaborations. The students have successfully completed their internships in premier organizations viz. KVK, Buhler India etc

30+ research publications in referred journals/conferences.

2 faculty members with more than 8 years of teaching experience.

The department has Krishitech forum under which various technical programs are conducted.

The students are encouraged to take online courses offered by NPTEL- MOOCS and also to take part in technical events organized by premier organizations.


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Number of Students

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  • Vision

    To serve the country by producing high-caliber technocrats who can combine farming with engineering and technology interventions and contribute to global food security and sustainable growth in agricultural production.

  • Mission

    To impart knowledge by establishing an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning.

    To create agriculture engineers who are both technically proficient and morally admirable in order to benefit society.

    To develop and enhance novel technologies to address current and foreseeable issues in agriculture.

  • PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVEs (PEOs)

    PEO1: To give students a thorough understanding of the principles of mathematics, science, and agriculture engineering so they can solve problems relating to engineering and farmers as well as pursue higher education.

    PEO2: To equip graduates with the knowledge they need to function successfully in the tractor, food processing, irrigation, watershed management, and renewable energy fields.

    PEO3: To expose students to cutting-edge technology and inspire them to take on new challenges to address societal and national issues through research, entrepreneurship, and skill development.

  • PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMEs (PSOs)

    PSO1: Using knowledge of basic and engineering sciences, identify challenges in agriculture engineering and design sustainable solutions.

    PSO2: Embrace proper technology, resources, and modelling to pursue a successful professional career in the agro-industries, government agencies, educational institutions, and research institutes.

    PSO3: Take the initiative in the growth of Agriculture Engineering and related businesses for the good of society. Adapt in a world of increasing technologies while maintaining professional ethics.

  • COURSE OUTCOMES(COs)

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2022-23
2022-23

Basic Concept of Farm Mechanization

Dr. Manjunatha K was inaugurated the Krishitech forum followed by he started the technical session on the basic concept of farm mechanization. The main objective of this talk is to know about importance, challenges and way forward of agricultural machineries in India. At the end of the technical talk students come to know various agricultural machineries are being used by the farmers in India and also what are the obstacles/challenge faced by the farmers while doing the various agricultural operations and the solution to be inculcated to the farmers to overcome the challenges.

Agrochemicals and Effective Use of Pesticides in Plantation Crops

Date: 27/1/2023

Dr. Vinayak hegde was invited as a resource person and he started the session starting from the basic concept of agrochemicals and effective use of pesticide in plantation crops. The main objective of this talk is to know about the role of agrochemicals to increase the yield of crops and efficient and safety use of pesticide in plantation crops in India. At the end of the talk students come to know the importance of precise application of various agrochemicals are being used by the farmers in India. They also come to know the impact of indiscriminate application of some of the pesticides to the plantation crops and the safety precautions to be taken by the farmers while applying them to the crop.

Importance Of Biodiversity

Date: 2/3/2023

Dr. Raviraja Shetty was started the guest lecture and he started the session starting from the basic concept of biodiversity and conservation of medicinal plants. The main objective of this talk is to understand the importance of biodiversity and best measures to be taken to conserve the Medicinal Plants in India. At the end of the guest lecture students come to know the importance of biodiversity and conservation of extinct medicinal plants by adopting some of the useful conservation techniques grafting and tissue culture in India. Furthermore, they have come to know about varieties of medicinal plants which is available in our nature and their uses in medicine manufacturing industries and also significance of each individuals of the society to take measures conserve this naturally available medicinal plants resources utmost priority.

Greenhouse Cultivation In Tropical Climate Region

Date: 21/3/2023

Mr. Praveen was welcomed and introduced by the Head, Department of Agricultural Engineering. Later the technical session was started by the resource person on greenhouse cultivation in tropical climate region. He started the session starting from the basic concept of greenhouse effect followed by informed about greenhouse cultivation. The main objective of this talk is to know and understand the importance of greenhouse cultivation in tropical climate region to revamp the agricultural production. At the end of the technical talk students come to know the importance of greenhouse cultivation, suitable area, climate, crops can be grown and its maintenance in tropical climate region.

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

Dr. Shashikumar

Associate Professor and Head of the Department B.E., M.Tech, PhD
shashikumar@aiet.org.in

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    Teaching Faculty

    Dr. Surajit Deb Barma

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Surajit Deb Barma

    Assistant Professor
    B.Tech., M.Tech, Ph.D.
    08258- 262724 / 25
    surajitdb@gmail.com

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    Dr. Vinuta M Betageri

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Vinuta M Betageri

    Assistant Professor
    M.Tech, PhD
    08258- 262724 / 25
    vinutamb@aiet.org.in

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    Dr. Kommanaboyina Raju Yadav

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Kommanaboyina Raju Yadav

    Assistant Professor
    B.E., M.Tech, PhD
    08258- 262724 / 25
    rajuyadav@aiet.org.in.

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