Agriculture Department: DSB Campus, Nainital

The most vital factor required to sustain human life is food. According to estimates published by the United Nations, the world’s population will reach 9.8 billion people in 2050, resulting in an increase of approximately 1.3 times the current population size. Even today, millions of people in the world do not have access to enough food. This situation is expected to grow increasingly dire with time.

To alleviate this situation, an increase in the production of foodstuffs is imperative. Agriculture as an academic discipline promotes research that works to solve this problem from a wide range of angles. Some of the ways in which agriculture strives to improve the quality and quantity of food include: raising the efficiency of plants’ solar energy usage by increasing the rate of photosynthesis; developing crops that are highly resistant to disease and insect damage; mod...

Faculty Members of DSB Campus Nainital

Prof. Jeet Ram
  • Head
  • Forestry, Ecology (Grassland and Forest Ecology), Biodiversity and Seed Science
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  • 9412084571
Dr. Vandana Bhakuni
  • Assistant Professor (Guest)
  • Genetics and Plant breeding, Seed Science and Technology
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  • 8650598000
Pooja Kohli
  • Assistant Professor (Guest)
  • Agricultural Extension and Communication
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  • 7579401347
Dr.Priyanka Bhatt
Dr. Rinkey Arya
Dr. Neha Joshi
Dr. Rajani
  • Assistant Professor (Guest)
  • Horticulture (Vegetable Science)
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  • 9887412426
Dr. Shruti Shah
  • Assistant Professor (Guest)
  • Forest Ecology, Climate Change
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  • 7456047199
Dr. Diksha Sah
  • Assistant Professor (Guest)
  • Soil Science, Statistics, Soil Water Conservation Engineering
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  • 9410584799