College of Agriculture, Sonai

1. Vision:
1.To make agricultural education responsive to the growing and changing needs of the society in general and aspirations of the farming community in particular.
2.To establish a dynamic system of agricultural education to train highly skilled and competent manpower to address the challenging tasks with new emerging areas of research, extension and industry .
3.To serve as a centre for academic excellence in the area of graduation and human resources development in agricultural sciences.
2. Mission:
1.To develop practical oriented agricultural graduates.
2.Providing a wide range of extra curricular activities for the students to develop them outside the academic sphere.
3.Effective transfer of agricultural technology from lab to land.
4.To sustain the survival of Indian Farming by using modern technology
5.To diversify the extension services for Agro-based Industries
6.Providing hi-tech infrastructure and providing 100% assistance in placement.
3.Introduction about unit
Mula Education Society's College of Agriculture, Sonai was started in 29th Oct. 2003. College has 55 Acre's of land, spacious attractive building, well equipped laboratories, well develop farms and nursery, boys and girls hostel are also available. College have well Qualified and experienced faculty members. College is in "A" grade since last seven years. To create agricultural graduate from the rural agriculturist family is the main motive of the college. Students of college are selected in different sectors like Banking, MPSC, UPSC, Government sectors. Due to all around development Mr. Borale Sudhakar was the state and university topper in 2003.

4.Address:
At/p: Sonai
Taluka : Newasa District: Ahmednagar
State:Maharashtra pincode-414105
Phone number:02427-231769
Email id: acsonai@yahoo.co.in
Website-www.mulaagri.org.in

5. Year of establishment:
Started on 7-10-2003
6. Principal name and qualification:
Er. Gawande Vijay Namdeo (M.Tech)
Experience: 12 years
7. Courses/Departments:
1.Agronomy
2.Botany
3.Biotechnology
4.Soil science
5.Entomology
6.Dairy Science
7.Economics
8.Pathology
9.Horticulture
10.Extension Education
11.Engineering
8. Affiliation and approval:
Affiliated to MAHATMA PHULE KRUSHI VIDYAPEETH, RAHURI
Apex bodies: INDIAN COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURE RESEARCH, NEW DELHI
9. Intake capacity: 120
10.Facilities
1. Infrastructure
Well furnished college building and spacious lecture hall.
Standard laboratories as per University norms
Excellent practical field including crop cafeteria, orchard and gardens
Fully flushed dairy units
Healthy campus with more than 5000 different species.
Sports ground, Gymkhana hall, Swimming pool and Dispensary.
Hostel with good infrastructure for boys and girls with security.
Different units establish by the college
1) Mushroom unit
2) Horticulture nursery.
3) Shed net.
4) Dairy unit of – 10 buffaloes pandharpuri breed.
5) Goat unit – 50 to 60 Osmanabadi.
6)Organic vegetable unit
7) Cow (local breed)
8)Swan unit
9)Duck unit
10) Pigeon unit
11)Horse unit
12)Emu unit
13) Bullock – 2
14) Wormy-comport unit
15) Tissue culture laboratory.
16) 60 H.P. tractor with all tractors drawn improved implements.
17) Rain gun, sprinkler unit.
18) Drip irrigation system to all Horticultural crops.
19) Crop capteteria
20) Meteorological observatory.

List of teaching staff

 

Name

Qualification

Subject

Experience

1

Mr.Jadhav Y.B

M.Sc(Agri)

Horticulture

9yr

2

Mr. A.Sandana K.

M.Sc(Agri)

Pathology

6yr.8months

3

Mr. Mokate D.P

M.V.Sc

Dairy Science

6yr 3months

4

Mr. Darade A.B

M.Sc(Agri)

Agronomy

6yr 1months

5

Mr. Gaikwad S.E

M.Sc(Agri)

Entomology

4 yr

6

Mr. Perne S.M

M.Sc(Agri)

Extension Education

5yr.1months

7

Miss. Kaute M.H

M.Tech

Engineering

3yr. 6 months

8

Mr. Kadu V.B

M.Sc(Agri)

Soil science

2yr 8 months

9

Mr. Darandale S.N

M.Sc(Agri)

Entomology

2yr 6 months

10

Mr. Darandale A.D

M.Sc(Agri)

Extension Education

2yr 4 month

11

Miss.Wankhede S.S

M.Sc(Agri)

Horticulture

2yr 3 months

12

Miss.Jadhav V.P

M.Sc(Agri)

Economics

2yr 3 months

13

Mr. Jagtap S. A.

M.Sc(Agri)

Economics

2yr

14

Mr. Patil R.G.

M.Sc(Agri)

Dairy Science

1yr.2months

15

Miss.Jadhav P.S.

M.Sc(Agri)

Botany

1yr.2months

16

Mr. Inamake T. D.

M.Sc(Agri)

Agronomy

1yr.

17

Miss.Jadhav P.P

M.Sc(Agri)

Botany

1yr.

18

Mr. Vyvahare U.V

M.Sc(Agri)

Pathology

6 months