IGNOU COURSES

Post-Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP)

Updated on 20 Aug, 2015


Post-Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP)

Minimum Duration: 6 Months
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 3,600
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Eligibility:

Graduation in any discipline

Programme overview
The Post Graduate Programme in Agriculture Policy seeks to develop human resource for planning, development and implementation of national policies in agriculture. The objectives and salient features of the agriculture policy framework along with strategies and issues should be known to all the stakeholders of the system for an effective implementation of development programme. The Programme covers various aspects essential for the policy formulation in order to achieve overall economic development of the country. Some of the main aspects pertain to stages and factors in Indian agricultural development process, components of policy formulation, international and national trade policies, intellectual property rights, research and development policy, etc. The target group includes persons/organizations involved in policy making and implementation at the state/regional and central levels having stake in agriculture and rural development.
 
The objectives of the course are to:
  • Create understanding of the salient features of the agricultural policy framework among policy makers, implementers and other stakeholders of the system for its effective implementation; and
  • Develop human resources for
    • Identification of strategic issues with reference to national policies in agriculture;
    • Analysis of policy aspects and its operationalisation; and
·         Development of an implementation framework for agriculture and rural development policies
 
Courses

 

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credits
MNR-001
Indian Agricultural Development
4
MNR-002
Agricultural Policy: Formulation, Components, Process, Implementation and Comparative Analysis
4
MNRE-015
Cooperatives and Farmers’ Organizations
4
MNRE-016
Project Analysis
4

 

 

Medium of Instruction: English
 
Target Group: Persons/organizations involved in policy making and implementation at the state/regional and central levels having stake in agriculture and rural development.  
 
Additional Information:
There is no Fee Concession available to students enrolling under this PG Diploma programme.  There is no entrance test for taking admission in this programme.
The additional information about the programme and the admission details are available at IGNOU website – www.ignou.ac.in and our Regional Centres. Additional information about this programme may also be obtained from School of Agriculture.
 
For further information, kindly contact:

 

Dr. P.K. Jain,
Programme Coordinator,
School of Agriculture,
G Block, Zakir Hussain Bhawan,
New Academic Complex,
IGNOU, Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi-110 068.
Phone: +91-011-29573091
(or)
 
The Director,
School of Agriculture,
G Block, Zakir Hussain Bhawan,
IGNOU, Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi-110 068.
Phone: +91-011-29533167
Tele Fax: +91-011-29533167

 

Regional Centres: