Pandit Sunderlal Sharma Central Institute of Vocational Education, Bhopal

Department of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (DAAH)

Agriculture is the most important sector in Indian economy, as it forms the mainstay for food security and provide livelihood to about 52% of the working population in India. In order to fulfill the need of middle level skilled manpower in agriculture and allied sectors, the Department has been involved in designing and developing vocational courses and teaching-learning materials in different areas of agriculture and allied sector. It has developed more than 32 curricula, 11 practical manuals for pre-vocational education and 55 textbooks and practical manuals for +2 level (Class 11 & 12) vocational courses and is now involved in designing and developing modular competency based curricula and courseware for vocational subjects in schools under the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF). Besides developing courses, the Department is also involved in training key functionaries and teachers and conducting researches in vocational education.