SKILL AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN AGRICULTURE
Author
Lokesh Gupta, Amit Kumar, Suriti Gupta and Rekha Vyas
Specifications
  • ISBN : 9788194783503
  • year : 2021
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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Description
Indian agriculture is at crossroads and the need of the hour is not only to make farming as profitable venture to attract and retain those who want to quit farming but also enhance agricultural productivity and hence income to solve the issue of disguised unemployment in agricultural work force of India. The possible solution to this problem can be skill development in agricultural sector. Although the techniques developed and mechanization came to rescue of farmers but not to the desired level but attracted the attention to develop skill in agriculture sector. India is short of skilled human resource in agriculture and we are still performing with traditional knowledge. The book on “Skill and Entrepreneurship in Agriculture” has been divided into two sections viz.; (1) Basics of skill and entrepreneurship and (2) Prospective areas of skill and entrepreneurship in agriculture with a total of 41 chapters. The book is primarily aimed at providing comprehensive knowledge and information on different aspects of skill and entrepreneurship development in agriculture. It would be useful to students, un-employed youths, teachers, field functionaries, planners and enlightened farmers all over the world. Contents: A. Basics of Skill and Entrepreneurship 1. Extension Strategies for Effective Entrepreneurship Development..........1 Prof. Baldeo Singh 2. Inculcation of Entrepreneurship................................................................13 Dr. Karunesh Saxena 3. Framework of Entrepreneurial Venture.....................................................23 Dipak De 4. Promoting Innovations in Individuals and Startups : A Novel Programme for Innovators and Entrepreneurs in the Field of Agriculture.........................31 Dr. S.M. Mathur 5. Strategic Decision Making for Developing Agri Entrepreneurs .............35 Dr. Rajeev Bairathi 6. Life Skills for Entrepreneurs.......................................................................45 Pragaya Dashora 7. Building Entrepreneurship Skills Among Youth for Self-Employment........55 Dr. Rekha Vyas, Lokesh Gupta and Suriti Gupta 8. Strategic Plan for Project Management......................................................75 Dr. K.L. Dangi 9. Farmer Business Groups and Sustaining Livelihoods............................99 Sunil Kumar Dash 10. Farmers' Club in Promoting Entrepreneurial Behaviour.......................109 Dr. Narinder Paul , Dr. N.K. Panjabi and Ravneet Kour 11. Agricultural Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development of Farming Communities.......129 Dr. Rekha Vyas, Lokesh Gupta, Amit Kumar and Suriti Gupta 12. Entrepreneurial and Managerial Characteristics in Agriculture .........139 Dr. F.L. Sharma 13. ICT in Promotion of Agriculture Entrepreneurship...............................161 Dr. Narinder Paul and Suriti Gupta 14. Exploring Entrepreneurship and Employment Generation Opportunities Through e-Agriculture..................175 Bankim L. Radadiya 15. Agripreneurship Development : Uplifting Rural Community..............181 Swati Sharma and Sarita Sanwal 16. Recent Training Trends in Promoting Entrepreneurship Among Youth....................195 Dr. K.L. Dangi 17. Role of Market Intelligence in Agri-business Management...................215 R.T. Khatri and R.R. Patel 18. SWOT Analysis of Agro Industries...........................227 Jasbir Singh Manhas and Nafees Ahmad 19. Entrepreneurial Impact Assessment: Principles and Procedures ........241 Dr. Narinder Paul and Suriti Gupta 20. Digital Marketing and e-Commerce.........................................................257 Dr. Suriti Gupta B. Prospective Areas of Skill and Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 21. Food Processing Industry in India: A New Venture for Skill and Entrepreneurship Development..........261 Dr. N.S. Rathore and Dr. Sanjay Kumar Jain 22. Livestock Feeds: A New Avenue for Youths Towards Entrepreneurship...........................279 A.K. Verma, A.K. Patil and Putan Singh 23. Entrepreneurship Development Through Mushroom Cultivation ......297 Dr. Anila Doshi 24. Entrepreneurship Development Through Ornamental Fish Culture........................317 Dr. B. Ahilan 25. Aquaculture: A Boon in Entrepreneurship Development .....................347 Dr. V.P. Saini and M.L. Ojha 26. Livelihood Security by Improving Skill in Backyard Poultry Farming..............363 N.B. Patel and Durgga Rani V. 27. Bee Keeping – A Profitable Enterprise................373 Dr. Arvind Kumar Ishar and Dr. Narayan Lal Dangi 28. Vegetable Hydroponics - A New Concept for Intense Agriculture.......381 Dr. Satesh Kumar 29. Alternate Poultry Farming: An Attempt Towards Entrepreneurship Development...........395 Dr. Lokesh Gupta 30. Organic Agriculture: A Venture for Promotion of Agri Entrepreneurship and Rural Employment ..................401 Lokesh Gupta and M.K. Garg 31. Milk Product Waste Utilization: A Promising Strategy for the Sustainability of Dairy Industry.............411 Kamalesh Kumar Meena and Dr. Hari Singh 32. Nursery Raising: An Entrepreneurial Venture...........421 Dr. Virendra Singh and Dr. D.K. Sarolia 33. Rabbit Farming: A New Venture Towards Entrepreneurship Development .................431 Dr. Lokesh Gupta 34. Small Scale Household Based Enterprises for Women..........................435 Prof. Suman Singh 35. Feed Additives and Nutraceuticals: An Innovation in the Livestock Feed Industry ........453 Lokesh Gupta 36. Scenario of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in India.............................473 Dr. R.B. Dubey 37. Soil and Water Testing Laboratory As An Agri-Business.....................483 Dr. S.C. Meena and Dr. R.H. Meena 38. Hybrid Seed Production of Maize............................................................495 Dr. R.B. Dubey 39. Scope of Entrepreneurship in Renewable Energy...................505 Dr. Suriti Gupta and Dr. Surendra Kothari 40. Mass Production of Entomopathogenic Nematodes: A New Avenue for Entrepreneurship...........515 K. Kranti K.V.V.S., G. Narendra Kumar and Rajan Salalia 41. Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Fisheries Through Business Incubation...............529 Dr. George Ninan and Dr. Ravishankar C.N.