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National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP)

Topics Covered:

  1. Government policies and their performances.
  2. 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).

 

Key highlights:

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.

 

Sources: pib.