BAC: Department of Agricultural Engineering
Correspondence: 
Department of Agricultural Engineering
Bihar Agricultural College
Sabour, Bhagalpur 813 210
Phone 0641 2451645
Head: NA

The mandate of the department is the triple function of Teaching, Research and Extension activities in the field of Agricultural Engineering. Apart from this the department also looks after the vehicle section of the college. The department has one office building, one classroom and one workshop. At present department have one non-plan project running. During last four years department has conducted numbers of farmers training program on farm mechanization to the farmers of adjoining districts of Bhagalpur.

 

Contact details of staffs :

Sr. No.

Name

Designation

Contact No.

e-mail

1

Dr. Sanoj Kumar

Jr. Scientist-cum-Asst. Professor and Head

9431031564

sanojk_2000@yahoo.com

2.

Er. Mahendra Kumar Sharma

P.T.L.

9430430614

 

3.

Gopi Mandal

Store Keeper

9709651145

 

4.

Ramdhari Mandal

Monthly Labor

 

 

5.

Sambhu Kumar Singh

Jeep Driver

8051864971

 

6.

Chandra Mohan das

Jeep Driver

9234510111

 

7.

Vishwanath Gop

Cleaner

 

 

8.

Muneshwar Tanti

Peon

9939400247

 

9.

Mahesh Chandra Sutradhar

Jeep Driver

 

 

10.

Jairam Mandal

Cleaner

 

 

11.

Sahdeo Yadav

Lab Attendent

 

 

Brief CV of scientists showing specilization, papers published, awards etc with a soft copy of passport photograph

 

SANOJ KUMAR

EDUCATION : Ph.D., Cryogenic Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India. (2006), M.Tech., Agricultural Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India (2001), B. Tech, Agricultural Engineering, C.A.E. Pusa, India (1999)

EXPERIENCE: SRF (Cryogenic Engineering), IIT Kharagpur, India (2001-05) ,Sr. Lecturer (Mechanical Engineering), IITT, Sirmour, India (2006-07), Jr. Scientist (Agril. Engineering), BAC, Sabour (2007-continue)

PUBLICATION:  Journal Articles: 20, Conference Publications:6, Conference Proceedings:6

AWARDS: GATE (1999), NET (2004), CAT (2005), Institute Assistantship at IIT KGP(2006)

 

Key activity of the unit

a) Teaching: AEN-201, AEN-202, AEN-203, AEN-301

Sl. No.

Course Title

Sl. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1.

AEN-201

Farm Power and Machinery

2.

AEN-202

Protected Cultivation and Post Harvest Technology

3.

AEN-203

Fundamentals of Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

4.

AEN-301

Renewable Energy

b)      Research: One Non-Plan project along with various projects/ development works are currently running in the department

c)      Extension: Extension work related to application of engineering in agriculture and allied areas.

d) Training: Farmers training programmes related to mechanization of farm.

Salient achievement of the units:

(a) Teaching:

Sl. No.

Course Title

Sl. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1.

AEN-201

Farm Power and Machinery

2.

Ag. Engg.-202

Farm Power and Machineries

3.

Ag. Engg. 301

Soil Water Engg.

4.

Ag. Engg. 302

Post Harvest Technology & Agril. Structure

5.

AEN-202

Protected Cultivation and Post Harvest Technology

6.

AEN-203

Fundamentals of Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

7.

AEN-301

Renewable Energy

(b) Research: Currently have one Non-Plan project. Apart from this various research programmes aregoing on.

(c)    Extension:

Farmers Trainings conducted (2008-11)

Sr. No.

Name of the Course

No. of Trainings

Duration of each training

No. of Trainees in each training

1.

Appropriate mechanization technology for energy management in agriculture

2

4 weeks

40

2.

Selection, operation, safety and maintenance of improved agricultural machinery

1

6 weeks

60

3.

Operation, maintenance and management of power tiller

2

2 weeks

20

4.

Training programme on agro-processing & value addition equipment

2

2 weeks

20

5.

Water management through sprinkler & drip irrigation & water saving devices

2

1 week

20

6.

Selection, operation and maintenance of plant protection equipment

2

2 weeks

20

7.

Package of agricultural machinery for paddy cultivation

2

1 week

20

8.

Package of agricultural machinery for maize cultivation

2

1 week

20

9.

Package of agricultural machinery for veg. cultivation

2

1 week

20

10.

Package of agricultural machinery for sugarcane cultivation

2

1 week

20

11.

Package of agricultural machinery for horticultural & medicinal plant cultivation

2

1 week

20

 

Participation in farmers training programme/Kisan Mela

  1. Er. Mahendra Kumar Sharma had participated as a scientist in a programme related to prevailing draught situation in Jamui district on 19.08.09.
  2. Er. Mahendra Kumar Sharma had participated as a scientist in “one day Rabi Karm shala” at DAO Office, Bhagalpur  on 07.11.09.
  3. One stall was put-up from the department at Sandis Compound, Bhagalpur in Krishi Upadan-sah-Kisan Mela during 14th to 15.11.09.
  4. Dr. Sanoj Kumar participated as a scientist in one day krishak pathshala at DAO Office, Bhagalpur on 17.01.10.
  5. Department has participated in KISAN MELA-10 at college campus on 20 and 21.02.10.
  6. Dr. Sanoj Kumar participated as a scientist in Krishi Upadan Mela conducted at DAO Office, Bhagalpur on 25.02.10.
  7. Er. M.K.Sharama participated as a scientist in Krishi Upadan Mela conducted at DAO Office, Bhagalpur on 17.03.10
  8. Er. M.K.Sharma had given a talk on 30.03.10 on topic entitled “Yantrik Vidhio dwara Jal Prabandhan” to the participating farmers in 7 days training programme at KVK, Sabour.
  9. Dr. Sanoj Kumar had given a talk on 31.03.10 on topic entitled “Krishi mai jal utpadakta mai vridhi hetu apnai jane waali takneeke” to the participating farmers in 7 days training programme at KVK, Sabour.

 

Radio talks/TV programmes (01.04.09 to 31.03.10)

Name of Scientist

Topic

Date

Radio talk or TV talk

Name of radio/ Doordarshan/ ETV

Er. Mahendra Kr. Sharma

Poudha sanrachhan ke pramukh yantra, spreyar awam duster ki karyapranali aur rakhrakhaw

08.12.10

Radio talk

Radio Bhagalpur

Apart from this Dr. Sanoj Kumar had recorded five topics for KVK Barh community Radio Station related to mechanization in agriculture on various topics.

 

Booklets published (2008-2011)

1.      Ganna ki kheti mai prayukt krishi yantra

2.      Sabji ki kheti mai upyogi krishi yantra

3.      Makka ki kheti mai upyogi krishi yantra

4.      Dhan ki kheti mai upyogi krishi yantra

5.      Paudha sanrachhan upkarano ka karya pranali, parichhan awam rakh-rakhao

6.      Power tiller ka karya pranali, rakh-rakhao awam prabandhan

7.      Unnat krishi yantro ka chunao, karya pranali, surachha awam rakh-rakhao

8.      Krishi prashanshakarn awam mulya sanwardhan upkaran

9.      Chirkao awam tapak widi dwara jal ka samuchit prabandhan

10.  Udyan ausdhiya paudho ki kheti main upyogi krishi yantra

 

9. Organogram of the unit

10. Any others:

Repair and maintenance of automobile vehicles of the college/university.

 

 
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