- Government policies and their performances.
- e-technology in the aid of farmers.
National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP)
What to study?
For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the project.
Context: The ICAR has recently launched Rs 1100 crore ambitious National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP).
Aim: To attract talent and strengthen higher agricultural education in the country.
Funded by the World Bank and the Indian Government on a 50:50 basis.
The objective of the NAHEP for India is to support participating agricultural universities and ICAR in providing more relevant and higher quality education to Agricultural University students. In addition, a four year degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries and Forestry has been declared a professional degree.