Agriculture Engineering An Overview
Department of Agriculture Engineering, being established in 2015, offers 4 years BE- Agriculture Engineering course. The department has strong academic background with highly qualified faculty. The department offers hands-on training for students from first year onwards on latest machineries at the fully mechanized Bannari Amman model farm of 100 acres where micro nutrients biocompost are also produced.
To train and produce an Agricultural Engineer with a wealth of knowledge and function effectively in disciplines like agricultural machinery and automated machine systems, soil conservation, irrigation and drainage, crop nutrient and fertigation, postharvest handling and value addition, farm animals and housing etc. for the efficient production and processing of food, feed, fiber and fuels.
To achieve excellence in the curriculum planning pertaining to agricultural engineering by periodical updation in order to develop the students with sound technical knowledge.
To strengthen the research activities in agricultural engineering by proposing innovative and application oriented projects for the development of agriculture and allied sectors.
To establish the necessary infrastructure to meet the industrial, and R and D needs
To develop skills on the various aspects of agricultural engineering to make graduates blossom into entrepreneurs, scientists, academicians and technologists for sustained food production so as to meet the ever increasing population’s food needs.