R&D IN AGRICULTURE
Research and innovative activities in India lack
Liberalization of the economy took place.
Lack of Institutions
Lack of funding
Lack of Expertise
• Lack of application of R&D in field of agriculture.
• Lack of Institution with enough facilities
• Lack of quality of research in existing university.
Reason for Selecting Specific topic:
1. Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy.
2. Lack of output of current R&D section of the same.
3. Agricultural patents constitute only 2% of total patents of India.
4. Growing population and increasing demand.
Maintaining a centralized record to keep track of the daily
activities going on in all the institutions and weekly assessment of this
Applying principles of engineering and physics in combination with
Various sections in different institutions targeting different
agricultural practices across India should be developed and
indigenous practices should be combined with scientific approach.
Cash crops and food crops research must be done separately and
farmers be educated and made aware of better techniques of
irrigation and usage of new chemical fertilizers.
Stake holder of agriculture
Government Development and implementation of policy and
legislation on agriculture, environment, promotion
Scientific research, technology generation and
transfer(or promotion of the application of knowledge
and innovation) in agriculture, bio-diversity, agro
processing, socio-economic development and impacts.
Curriculum development, training, research (pure and
adaptive) and technology transfer.
Technology transfer; cooperatives provide a
commercial base for procurement, priority setting,
facilitate resource allocation, articulating the needs of
the 2nd economy.
Development, training, capacity strengthening,
adaptive research, technology transfer, support
Financial Institutions Lending and mortgages, Socio-Economic research and
general financing to the agricultural sector.
Infrastructure Finance Human Resources Source of Funding
Websites and internet
- Web designing firms
or individuals in the
Land for testing of
70,000 INR Real estate firms or
small scale farmers
Seeds and other
resources needed for
50,000 INR Small to medium scale
Water and other
fertilizers for pilot
30,000 INR Water resource
25,000 INR Health safety and
Calculating the total economic return coming from the
application of innovative methods on fields, it’s impact on the
The economic effect on the small scale farmers and
industries will be evaluated separately and the return
benefit to the universities will be used to sell the
technologies to other nations as well. The monitoring agency
will be centralized and online evaluation be done.
In the first phase the new technologies will be applied on
block level of panchayati institution and will then be
applied to zonal and then national scale, methods will be
suitably adopted and modified to the pre existing
methodologies for longer sustainability.