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RBU V-C awards farm diploma certificates

May 29, 2018 02:24 PM

Punjab News Express
MOHALI:  Dr Daljit Singh, Vice-Chancellor of the Rayat Bahra University, here today awarded diploma certificates to the successful candidates who had successfully completed diploma course in agriculture.

Speaking on the occasion, he said that the course had been introduced in the School of Sciences of the Rayat Bahra University, after the Union Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers’ Welfare issued a gazette notification this year to implement the course. Even existing dealers, barring those who deal only in fertilizers and seeds, will have to acquire a diploma in agricultural extension services for input dealers.

Dr Daljit Singh said that besides the diploma in agriculture the university was starting from this academic session new courses which included B. Voc in Agriculture, Beauty and wellness, Tourism and Hospitality, and Networking and Hardware.

The other courses being started included B. Sc. Agriculture (Hons), M. Sc. (Computer Science), and M. Sc. (Chemistry). All these courses would be run under affiliation with the IKG Punjab Technical University and MOU with respective skill sector councils at the national level.

Dr Singh said the Rayat Bahra Group with two global universities, two international campuses, six campuses in three States, and 65 recognised institutes is a hub of excellence in academic pursuits with over 35,000 students on its rolls.Dr.OP Midha registrar RBU was also present on this occasion.

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