NAHEP has been formulated by ICAR with a total cost of US$ 165 million (Rupees 1100 crores at the exchange rate of Rs. 66.75 = 1US$) for five years starting from 2017-18. The project is proposed on 50:50 cost sharing basis between the World Bank and the Government of India, implemented at the Education Division, ICAR, New Delhi. Overall, the project aims to develop resources and mechanism for supporting infrastructure, faculty and student advancement, and providing means for better governance and management of agricultural universities, so that a holistic model can be developed to raise the standard of current agricultural education system that provides more jobs and is entrepreneurship oriented and on par with the global agriculture education standards.
Name: Innovation Grant under National Agricultural Higher Education Project for Strengthening of VCSG Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry, Bharsar
- To attain accreditation of the University.
- To strengthen the academic infrastructures and physical facilities of the University.
- To provide the students the platform for selecting the right career option by establishing inters institutional linkages at national level with the help of experts.
- To upgrade academic standards through capacity building of students by industry university partnership and faculty by blending establishing partnership between the university, industry and other professionalism in the academic programmes of the university.